LSP: Woman hit, killed while checking her mailbox
ST. AMANT - State Police said a pickup hit and killed an Ascension Parish woman who had crossed the road to check her mail Monday.
Troopers said Karen Russell, 67, of St. Amant died in the wreck shortly after 11:00 a.m.
Investigators said Russell crossed LA 431 in front of her home to check her mailbox. After getting her mail, State Police said she tried to cross back to her home and was hit by the pickup.
Troopers said they do not suspect impairment on the driver's part, and he was not cited.
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