Woman dies at the hospital after hit and run

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A woman is dead after getting hit by a car and police are now looking for the driver who fled the scene.

The victim was identified as Louise Hunter, 47, of Baton Rouge.

The crash happened on Greenwell Springs Road, about halfway between North Ardenwood Drive and North Lobdell Boulevard, Saturday. A time of the wreck was not given.

According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, witnesses said Hunter was hit by a white car while trying to cross the road. The car drove off after the crash. The make and model of the vehicle are unknown.

Hunter was taken to Baton Rouge General Hospital, where she later died.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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