AMELIA, LA (WAFB) - The suspected driver and two others have been arrested in connection with a deadly hit-and-run crash early Monday morning involving a pedestrian.
The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office reported Kristie Blanchard, 40, of Berwick; Johnny Giroir Sr., 47, also of Berwick; and Leo Vining, 44, of Bayou L'Ourse; are all facing charges.
Deputies reported the crash happened on Duhon Boulevard in Amelia between 12 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Monday.
Detectives said they collected evidence that Blanchard was driving the vehicle that hit the victim and left the scene. They added it was also learned that Giroir and Vining knew about the crash and helped Blanchard.
Blanchard has been booked into the St. Mary Parish Law Enforcement Center on a charge of felony hit and run. Giroir and Vining are both charged with obstruction of justice. Bond has not been set.
The victim's name has not been released.