Pedestrian struck, killed in Livingston Parish
ALBANY- State police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in Livingston Parish.
The accident happened shortly after 9 p.m. Monday on La Highway 442 north of Albany.
Troopers say an SUV struck 55-year-old Marilyn Garnett of Independence, who was walking in the roadway.
Garnett was pronounced dead at the scene by the Livingston Parish Coroner's Office.
The driver of the SUV was not injured.
Troopers do no suspect alcohol to have been a factor in the crash.
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