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Driver cited in deadly crash on Florida Boulevard; 70-year-old victim identified

7 months 4 weeks 57 minutes ago Tuesday, January 23 2018 Jan 23, 2018 January 23, 2018 11:33 AM January 23, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Raquel Derganz Baker

UPDATE: Police have identified the victim in Tuesday's deadly crash as 70-year-old Selvarine Harvey.

Police say Harvey was turning onto Florida Boulevard when a pickup truck driven by 68-year-old Angel Cordova ran a red light and crashed into Harvey's  vehicle.

Harvey was taken to an area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

Police say Cordova was issued citations for a red light violation and reckless operation. Additional charges are possible depending on the outcome of the investigation.

Check back for updates.

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BATON ROUGE- Emergency responders are on the scene of a serious crash in the 7800 block of Florida Boulevard.

The call came in after 11 a.m. for a crash at the intersection of Florida and Lobdell. Extrication was involved. Police say one person is dead after the crash.

Details are limited at this time. Check back for updates.

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