Elderly woman killed in hit and run
NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 71-year-old woman was killed when a motorist hit her while she was crossing a street with her walker early Sunday morning.
Authorities were searching for the driver of the vehicle who fled the scene. The woman was hit at about 3:25 a.m.
Police say the vehicle was going fast when it struck the woman. The driver was in an early model burnt-orange colored Ford Mustang. Police say the vehicle was damaged in the front after it struck the woman.
The victim's name was not immediately released.
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