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Roadside accident kills Landrieu campaigner

2 years 1 month 2 weeks ago December 06, 2014 Dec 6, 2014 Saturday, December 06 2014 December 06, 2014 9:24 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

SHREVEPORT - A woman campaigning for Sen. Mary Landrieu died after being hit by a pickup truck in Shreveport.

Landrieu noted the death Saturday night during her concession speech after losing her bid for re-election to Rep. Bill Cassidy.

KTBS-TV said the victim was 23-year-old Sedestini Monette Fields. Police said she was hit about 11 a.m. Saturday when the pickup truck apparently veered off the road.

The driver was identified as 43-year-old Diane Patrick of Keithville. Police said the accident remained under investigation Saturday night.

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