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  • Driver accused of fourth offense DWI in deadly Erwinville hit-and-run Play Video

    November 20, 2015 9:50 AM

    ERWINVILLE - A suspected drunk driver is facing charges of vehicular homicide and fourth offense DWI after he was involved in a hit-and-run crash in Erwinville that left the other driver dead Friday morning. It happened around 5 a.m. on LA 620 at LA 983. Law enforcement identified the... more »
  • Driver fleeing wreck crashes, kills Denham Springs woman

    November 7, 2015 6:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Police think a woman fleeing the scene of one wreck, struck and killed a Denham Springs woman in a second crash near Florida Blvd. Saturday. According to Baton Rouge Police, Stephanie Butterfield was driving north on Centerpointe Thruway near Florida Blvd. when she was struck by... more »
  • Gulfport man arrested in deadly I-10 hit and run

    November 5, 2015 6:45 PM

    SLIDELL - State Police said authorities arrested a Mississippi man for causing a deadly wreck on I-10 West Tuesday evening on I-10 and then fleeing the scene. Troopers said 25-year-old Daniel Alex Coy of Gulfport was taken into custody Thursday in Harrison County, Miss. and is awaiting extradition back... more »
  • Alabama man killed in crash near Louisiana-Mississippi line

    November 4, 2015 7:33 AM

    BAY ST. LOUIS - Authorities have identified the truck driver whose 18-wheeler plunged into the Pearl River near the Mississippi-Louisiana state line following an accident on Interstate 10. Louisiana State Police say the victim was 26-year-old Steven Shawn Clark, of Theodore, Alabama. Troopers say the accident late Tuesday involved Clark's... more »
  • State Police arrest hit and run driver that injured construction worker

    September 4, 2015 4:06 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - State troopers reported a pair of arrests following a long investigation into a hit and run crash in Ascension Parish that seriously injured a roadway construction worker back in November of 2014. The driver, Mark Burke, turned himself into Louisiana State Police on Thursday and was booked... more »
  • Police officer and 1 other injured in crash

    August 21, 2015 11:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A police officer and another unidentified person were taken to the hospital this morning after a crash on Perkins Road near Quail Run. Authorities say a truck pulled out in front of the police officer causing him to quickly swerve out of the way and collide... more »
  • Teen will survive hit-and-run, driver wanted Play Video

    July 20, 2015 4:31 PM

    ALBANY - A 14-year-old boy is expected to survive after a hit-and-run crash Friday night outside of the town of Albany. The crash happened before 10 p.m. on Louisiana Highway 43 near Highway 40. The boy and another person were walking down the highway when a pickup truck struck... more »
  • State Troopers seeking Hit and Run driver

    July 19, 2015 8:00 PM

    ALBANY, La. - Louisiana State Troopers are investigating a hit and run accident that left a 14-year-old male in serious condition. Just before 10:00 p.m. Friday, Troopers began investigations involving a hit and run on LA 43 north in Livingston Parish. Two pedestrians were walking in the southbound... more »
  • Arrest made in 2014 hit and run death of LSU student

    June 15, 2015 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - U.S. Marshals and Georgia sheriff's deputies arrested a Vacherie man in connection to a fatal hit and run that left an LSU student dead last June. Janneh Trench, 36, arrested in Clayton, Georgia in connection of the death of LSU student Eric Fabre, 20, on June... more »
  • Cyclist dies after struck by hit and run driver

    May 24, 2015 1:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking for a hit and run driver after a cyclist was struck and killed on Airline Hwy Saturday. Investigators say Fredrick Harris, 49, died at a local hospital after he was hit by a car while he was riding his bicycle westbound around 7:30... more »
  • Vehicle sought in deadly hit-and-run

    May 18, 2015 2:01 PM

    WALKER - Police identified a woman hit by two vehicles and killed while trying to cross Florida Boulevard in Baton Rouge this weekend, and said they're searching for one of the vehicles which fled the scene. Baton Rouge Police said 39-year-old Jannie Doiga died at the scene of the... more »
  • Louisiana road safety check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 12, 2015 8:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Last year hit and run accidents injured more than 4,000 people in Louisiana. Last week, a truck hit three cyclists on a road in Baton Rouge, leaving them lying in the road before driving off. State police say this hit and run accident is a wake-up call,... more »
  • 3 bicyclists survive hit & run crash on Nicholson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 5, 2015 6:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Three bicyclists survived a hit and run crash in Baton Rouge Monday night, but Louisiana State Police are still looking for the driver of a red Nissan Frontier pickup truck. The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. On Nicholson near Innovation Park Drive as the bicyclists... more »
  • Three cyclists injured in hit and run

    May 5, 2015 9:18 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Troopers with Louisiana State Police are looking for a hit and run driver. Three cyclists were run over Monday night on Nicholson Drive near Innovation Park Drive. Troopers say the cyclists were riding south on Nicholson around 9 p.m. when they were hit from behind. All three... more »
  • Arrest warrant sought for UFC champ in hit-and-run crash

    April 27, 2015 1:46 PM

    ALBUQUERQUE, NM - Albuquerque police are seeking an arrest warrant for UFC light heavyweight champion Jon "Bones" Jones. Witnesses told police Jones ran from a crash that hospitalized a pregnant woman but quickly came back to grab a handful of cash from the car he was in and then left... more »
  • Two men wanted in connection with February hit and run

    April 8, 2015 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are looking to identify two men behind a hit and run that happened in a convenience store parking lot back in February. Investigators say the men were driving a large U-Haul trailer truck on Feb. 8 when they hit an unoccupied vehicle as they were... more »
  • Elderly woman killed in hit and run

    March 29, 2015 4:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 71-year-old woman was killed when a motorist hit her while she was crossing a street with her walker early Sunday morning. Authorities were searching for the driver of the vehicle who fled the scene. The woman was hit at about 3:25 a.m. Police say... more »
  • Two drivers run over man, leave him for dead

    March 8, 2015 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Investigators are trying to find two drivers who hit a man on Highland Road and left him for dead. The hit and run happened in the 1600 block of Highland Road just after 8pm. That's between the new bridge and the north gates of LSU. Haley... more »
  • Man arrested with DWI in fatal hit-and-run crash

    March 8, 2015 3:14 PM

    GRAMERCY - A driver is charged for negligent homicide in a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman early Sunday morning in St. James Parish. The crash took the life of 25-year-old Brittany Harris of Vacherie at the intersection of LA Hwy 3125 and LA Hwy 3213 around 5:45 a.m.... more »
  • Driver convicted in hit-and-run death of first grader

    February 28, 2015 4:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The hit-and-run driver responsible for the death of a first-grader last February will spend 10 to 40 years in prison, after being convicted of manslaughter. Arthur Toledano was found guilty Friday in the death of 6-year-old Shaud Wilson, who was struck by Toledano's speeding vehicle while walking... more »
  • Police say GoPro could be useful tool for motorcyclists check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 2, 2015 6:44 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Police say motorcycle riders should consider wearable cameras as a useful safety measure after a dangerous hit-and-run over the weekend. GoPro cameras are a usually considered a fun tool for photography enthusiasts, used to capture special moments and adventures, but for motorcyclists like Casey Brooks they... more »
  • Boat dedicated to LSU student killed in hit and run

    January 15, 2015 10:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An air-boat will be dedicated to an LSU student that was killed in a hit and run accident about seven months ago . Eric Fabre of Slidell was driving on his scooter when a car hit him from behind near the intersection of Airline Highway and... more »
  • Woman killed in New Orleans hit-and-run

    December 22, 2014 7:21 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a hit-and-run accident that left a 37-year-old woman dead. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 10. Police say the unidentified victim was westbound when her SUV was struck by another vehicle. Investigators say the victim then exited her vehicle... more »
  • Kenner police investigate hit-run fatal accident

    December 9, 2014 7:46 AM

    KENNER - Kenner police say a male pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle on Interstate 10 eastbound. The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. Monday. Police found a male body on the eastbound shoulder of the interstate. Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim... more »
  • Police: Man charged with vehicular homicide after deadly crash

    November 22, 2014 10:40 AM

    HAMMOND - State police say a man tried to run after a crash that killed the passenger in his vehicle. Officials say Steve Savoie, 28, drove his 1997 Dodge pickup off the left side of La. Hwy 443 near US Hwy 190 in Hammond just before 8 p.m. Friday.... more »
  • Family livid after no jail time in deadly hit-and-run check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 10, 2014 5:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Relatives of a person killed in a hit-and-run wreck are upset after the man responsible didn't get sentenced to jail time Monday. Judge Trudy White sentenced Christian Cvitanovich to five years of supervised probation with 75 hours of community service each of the five years. Cvitanovich... more »
  • Man accused of DWI after hit and run that injured 2

    October 28, 2014 12:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police said a man will face DWI and other charges after a Sunday night hit and run that sent two people to the hospital, according to Louisiana State Police. Law enforcement reported that the crash happened on Gardere Lane south of GSRI Avenue shortly... more »
  • Police: Sergeant arrested for DWI after hit-and-run

    October 11, 2014 2:51 PM

    SORRENTO - State police say a state sergeant from Baton Rouge was arrested after he rear ended another vehicle on I-10 while drunk. Sergeant Damien Dyson Sr., 34, had a 0.175 blood alcohol content, more than twice he legal limit. He was off duty when it happened and in... more »
  • Man wanted for hit-and-run that injured woman

    September 27, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police are looking for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident that left Amber Sandifer, 29, injured Monday. According to State troopers, Sandifer was traveling westbound on Jefferson Highway when she was struck by a yellow Scion tC traveling northbound on Bluebonnet Boulevard towards... more »
  • 3 booked in fatal ATV hit-and-run

    September 4, 2014 5:44 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say they've arrested three people in connection with a hit-and-run accident in which a stolen ATV hit and killed a 37-year-old woman. Police say 29-year-old Darrin Smith was booked Wednesday with manslaughter in the July 27 death of Daphne Cola. They say 25-year-old Sadie... more »
  • Man pleads no-contest in 2010 deadly hit and run check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    September 2, 2014 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Christian Cvitanovich, the man facing a felony hit and run charge for a 2010 death, entered a no-contest plea in court Tuesday. Mikel "Misha" Carson, 20, died in January 2010 on I-10 after she was hit by a car near College Drive. It happened after Carson... more »
  • Family of hit and run victim plead for answers

    September 1, 2014 7:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man is in a coma, a week after being hit by a car that never stopped. Edwin Davis was two blocks from his home last Monday, when he was hit. He was found lying in the middle of the street, near his bike. Family members... more »
  • Man killed in Plaquemines Parish hit-and-run

    August 15, 2014 10:38 AM

    EMPIRE - State police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident in Plaquemines Parish. Trooper Melissa Matey says the accident happened around 4 a.m. Friday on La. Highway 11 near Empire. Matey says 39-year-old Michael Czolowski, of Buras, walking south in the southbound lane when he was struck by a vehicle... more »
  • Driver arrested in hit-and-run where child was hurt

    July 28, 2014 9:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 20-year-old woman faces charges after a hit-and-run crash where a child was seriously hurt Monday. Police said Maigan Scott hit a six-year-old girl on a bicycle on Washington Avenue between Plank and North 26th Street. According to police, after Scott hit the child, she left the... more »
  • LSP trying to warm up hit-and-run case

    July 14, 2014 9:08 PM

    BRUSLY - State Police are asking for help again as investigators search for the truck or SUV involved in a hit-and-run that left a seven-year-old injured recently. Video captured by a home security system shows what appears to be a mid-1990's Chevrolet Tahoe or GMC Yukon leaving the area... more »
  • Child hit by SUV, police looking for driver

    July 5, 2014 3:38 PM

    BRUSLY - State police say a 7-year-old was the victim of a hit and run Friday afternoon. It happened on River Road north of La Hwy 989-1 in Brusly. Officials say the child was hit by a white SUV, possibly a early to mid-1990's Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon,... more »
  • Child killed after hit-and-run driver hits house

    June 27, 2014 12:43 PM

    GRAY - A 2-year-old child was killed and three others were injured early on Friday morning after a truck fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run crashed into a house in Terrebonne Parish. The initial accident happened on LA 24 when a pickup truck driven by 20-year-old Tony Milligan of... more »
  • Burned car could be connected to deadly wreck

    June 23, 2014 11:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators believe they found the vehicle that fled the scene of a Friday morning hit-and-run that left a motorcyclist dead. Police said 20-year-old Eric Fabre of Slidell was riding a Honda scooter north on Airline Hwy. around 12:58 a.m. on June 20 when he was hit... more »
  • BRPD: Hit and run caused deadly 18-wheeler wreck

    May 26, 2014 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said an anonymous tip led them to accuse Thomas Moore III Monday of causing a deadly wreck last week in which a woman was hit by an 18-wheeler. Police said Moore caused the crash which killed Lahisha Walls, 37, Friday morning on Airline Highway. ... more »
  • Mistrial in driver, cyclist deadly crash

    May 8, 2014 9:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A trial over a deadly crash where a bicyclist died on Gardere Lane ended in a mistrial Thursday evening. Jurors could not come to an agreement in deciding the fate of Darby Griffin, who was on trial for the crash. After the wreck in October 2012, investigators... more »
  • Police: Fatal crash, driver at fault missing

    April 20, 2014 5:17 PM

    IBERIA PARISH - State police say a non-contact hit and run caused a fatal crash Saturday night in Iberia Parish. It happened on US hwy 90 east of LA hwy 675 around 10:30 pm. Police say an unknown vehicle changed lanes. To avoid a collision, the victim traveled... more »
  • Man arrested for running over 4-year-old

    March 24, 2014 11:34 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - State police arrested a man they said was speeding when he ran over a 4-year-old riding his bike in Napoleonville Sunday. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says a patrol vehicle tried to catch up with a speeding Chevy Tahoe on Highway 1. The Tahoe continued speeding into... more »
  • Mother wants trial for deadly hit and run check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 14, 2014 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A mother traveled more than 2,000 miles to Baton Rouge Friday to seek justice for her daughter who died in a hit and run crash four years ago. Today Michele Carson spoke with News 2 about her fight to get answers. "It's horrible. I mean... more »
  • Police arrest two in deadly hit and run check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 10, 2014 6:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The man accused of running down a homeless person in Baton Rouge and then fleeing the scene apologized after his arrest Monday. "I apologize, and I'm sincerely sorry," said 21-year-old Carl McKnight as he was being booked into the parish jail. Baton Rouge Police charged... more »
  • Sibley sentenced for hit-and-run death

    February 21, 2014 11:06 AM

    GREENSBURG - A state district judge sentenced Livingston Parish School Board President Malcolm Sibley Friday after he pleaded no contest for a deadly hit-and-run wreck last year. Sibley received a 90-day suspended sentence as well as two years of probation and a $500 fine, plus court costs. He also... more »
  • Suspect in hit-and-run had suspended license check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 12, 2014 5:12 PM

    BAKER - Police said the drunk driver in a hit-and-run wreck last night in Baker shouldn't have been behind the wheel at all. Officers arrested Jamar Jackson, 34, on suspicion of hitting two women with his vehicle so hard that pieces of clothing were found stuck in its windshield.... more »
  • Police identify women hit by vehicle, seriously injured

    February 12, 2014 9:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified the two women seriously injured in a hit and run Tuesday evening. Amy Gibson and Christy Hasty, both of Denham Springs were rushed to an area hospital after the crash on South Magnolia, off Highway 19. Their conditions were described as very serious... more »
  • Hit and run has a deadly end check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 7, 2014 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A hit and run in St. Gabriel turned into a manhunt with a deadly end in Baton Rouge. St. Gabriel Police said Robert Bloodworth, 39, shot and killed himself at his home after police had questioned him about a traffic incident earlier Friday. Police said they... more »
  • 6-year-old boy killed in hit and run

    February 3, 2014 11:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A 6 year old boy was killed and his 9 year old sister injured in a hit and run in New Orleans. New Orleans police say the kids were hit by a car around 7 a.m. Monday morning while crossing Paris Avenue. The boy died... more »
  • Victim in hit-and-run questions school's actions check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 14, 2014 5:27 PM

    GONZALES - A woman involved in a crash with a teacher accused of driving drunk wants to know why the school she worked for let her leave, after determining she was unfit to teach students Monday. "She hit me at 9 a.m.," Katie Guy told News 2. "That's what... more »
  • Teacher arrested in hit-and-run DWI

    January 13, 2014 3:49 PM

    GONZALES - Police arrested a school teacher after they said she left the scene of a wreck Monday morning in Gonzales, and blew well above the legal limit for alcohol when she was finally stopped. Sgt. Stephen Nethken with Gonzales Police said officers arrested Jaime Ingrassia on suspicion of... more »
  • Hit and run court date postponed check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    November 8, 2013 2:17 PM

    GREENSBURG- The Livingston Parish School Board president accused of a hit in run that killed a man in Saint Helena Parish didn't have his day in court as planned. Malcolm Sibley, 66, was supposed to have an arraignment in Saint Helena Parish, but it was postponed because the judge... more »
  • LSP seeks pickup in hit-and-run

    October 28, 2013 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police asked for the public's help finding a pickup they said was involved in a hit-and-run wreck which injured another driver in East Baton Rouge Parish Monday. Troopers said they're searching for a newer-model, silver full-size Chevy pickup which hit a car on Jefferson south... more »
  • Hit and run victim improving check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 14, 2013 5:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Family and friends of a Baton Rouge man put in the hospital by a hit and run driver this weekend said he's improving, and they hope people with information about the incident will come forward. Matt Tugwell was hit Saturday night as he was crossing Dalrymple... more »
  • BRPD: Car recovered in hit and run investigation

    October 14, 2013 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police recovered a car today they said was connected to an investigation into a hit and run which injured a pedestrian this weekend in Baton Rouge. Cpl. Don Coppola said they received a tip that the car which hit the pedestrian, later identified as Matt Tugwell,... more »
  • Search continues for hit-and-run suspect Play Video

    October 13, 2013 3:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE-Authorities continue to search for clues after someone hit a man Saturday night and fled the scene. A white four door sedan believed to be a Nissan Sentra struck Matt Tugwell, 28, around 11:20 p.m. near East State Street and Dalrymple according to witness Laura Brown. Brown... more »
  • Hit-and-run accident ends horse race through town

    September 21, 2013 1:23 PM

    OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - It was a hit-and-run accident where the offending party rode away on his horse. Opelousas police continue to investigate a Wednesday horse race through the center of this town of 16,000, reports The Daily World ( http://bit.ly/1adn4iC ). It ended with one rider racing through a... more »
  • Pizza delivery driver charged in deadly hit and run

    August 23, 2013 5:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies said a pizza delivery driver told them he was too busy with his phone to realize he hit someone with his truck last week, and charged him with negligent homicide. Investigators said Darius Shaw, 18, was making a delivery on Tiger Bend Road Aug.... more »
  • Driver arrested in hit-and-run fatal crash

    August 19, 2013 10:16 AM

    SCHRIEVER - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit and run vehicle as she walked on the shoulder of La. Highway 20 in Terrebonne Parish. State police say the driver was later arrested after she returned to the scene to turn herself in. Trooper Evan Harrell says 40-year-old... more »
  • Police seek driver in fatal hit-and-run

    August 13, 2013 12:03 PM

    HOUMA - State police say a dark-colored late-model Honda Accord is being sought in connection with the hit-and-run that left a Galliano man dead. The Courier reports 29-year-old Jay Curler was killed Aug. 2 when a passing car ran over him and kept going. The crash happened about 2 a.m.... more »
  • Hit and run kills pedestrian on Old Hammond Highway

    July 26, 2013 11:52 AM

    bATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash that took the life of a pedestrian last night on Old Hammond Highway just west of Blvd D'Province. The suspect was traveling westbound on Old Hammond Hwy and drove around another vehicle that was trying... more »
  • Hit and run driver turns himself in

    July 21, 2013 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man wanted for hitting a Baton Rouge police officer and another person with a car turned himself in Sunday, according to BRPD Lt. Don Kelly. Kelly says Ronald Byrd turned himself in and was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with... more »
  • Man wanted for hit and run that injured BRPD Officer

    July 20, 2013 3:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police have obtained an arrest warrant for Ronald Byrd. He faces charges in connection with the hit and run crash that injured a Baton Rouge Police officer and civilian this morning. Byrd faces 2 counts of Felony Hit and Run, 4 counts of Misdemeanor Hit... more »
  • One arrested in deadly hit-and-run wreck

    July 17, 2013 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man this week in connection with a deadly hit-and-run wreck last month in Baton Rouge. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD investigators developed Devante Pugh, 20, of Baker as a suspect in the June 1 wreck and got a warrant for his arrest. Pugh... more »
  • 3 suspects arrested in police officer fatal hit-run

    July 9, 2013 11:34 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police have arrested three suspects in the hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a New Orleans police officer. Police booked 25-year-old Justin McKey with manslaughter and hit and run. Police say McKey was allegedly driving the 2013 Porsche Panamera that hit Officer Rodney Thomas on Sunday... more »

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