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Arrest in hit and run death

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Posted: May 7, 2012 11:25 AM
Updated: May 7, 2012 11:25 AM
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BATON ROUGE - An arrest has been made in connection with a hit and run death.

Police today identified the woman killed Sunday morning as 31-yearold Raven Nicole Wright Southerland of Baton Rouge.

Police said Southerland and her boyfriend got into an argument while she was riding in his vehicle.

Southerland got out on the passenger side of the vehicle.

Southerland crossed Mohican-Prescott on foot and was struck by another vehicle.

Detectives were able to track a suspect due to witness statements and evidence collected at the scene.

Last night, Detectives arrested 29-year-old Larry Pate of Baton Rouge.

Pate was EBRSO Parish Prison for Felony Hit and Run and No Drivers License.

More details tonight on News2 at 5pm.

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