Zachary woman dies after crash on Florida Blvd.
BATON ROUGE - A Zachary woman was killed in what police called a major vehicle crash on Florida Blvd. early Tuesday afternoon in Baton Rouge.
Mary Russell, 77, was trying to cross eastbound travel lanes around 1 p.m. Tuesday in the 14000 block of Florida Blvd. in a sedan when she was hit by an SUV traveling eastbound, according to Baton Rouge Police.
Russell was taken to a local hospital where she died from her injuries. The driver of the SUV was uninjured in the wreck.
Police said they are not attributing the cause of the crash to alcohol or excessive speed at this time.
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