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Woman killed by hit-and-run driver

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Posted: Feb 8, 2010 7:20 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: hit and run, driver, deadly, crash, West Monroe, Louisiana State Police

A 34-year-old West Monroe woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash as she attempted to cross La. Highway 167.

State police say the crash occurred at about 8:40 p.m. Saturday when Rachel Walker was crossing the highway from the east side.

Troopers say as Walker attempted to cross the southbound lanes, she was struck by a vehicle.

Walker was pronounced dead at the scene by the Ouachita Parish Coroner's Office.

Authorities are searching for a red or maroon small SUV with damage to the front head lamp and hood area.

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