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Teen killed crossing road

1 year ago February 20, 2014 Feb 20, 2014 Thursday, February 20 2014 Thursday, February 20, 2014 9:55:27 AM CST in News
Source: WBRZ

FRENCH SETTLEMENT - Police said a teen died after being hit by multiple cars while crossing a Livingston Parish highway last night.

Chief Harry Brignac with French Settlement Police said the 16-year-old was running across Highway 16 around 8 p.m. Wednesday when she was hit by a vehicle. Brignac said the impact threw her into the path of another vehicle heading the opposite direction.

The chief said both drivers stopped at the scene, and the teen was pronounced dead at 8:26 p.m.

Police said the victim was wearing dark clothing when she crossed the road. They headed back out to the scene Thursday to continue their investigation.

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