Husband accidentally runs over, kills wife on school campus

Edith Atkinson, 66 (Source: Facebook)
Edith Atkinson, 66 (Source: Facebook)
Edith Atkinson, 66 (Source: New Roads Police Department)
Edith Atkinson, 66 (Source: New Roads Police Department)

NEW ROADS, LA (WAFB) - A female employee at False River Academy died Monday afternoon in a vehicle accident that happened on the school's campus.

The woman was accidentally struck by her 74-year-old husband and crushed between his truck and a school bus, according to the New Roads Police Department. She was 66-years-old. The New Roads Police Department has identified the victim as Edith Atkinson.

According to the school's website, Atkinson was a college and career counselor.

She was transported to a local hospital, where she later died.

Details are limited at this time. We will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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