Homeless woman struck, killed on Airline Highway Thursday night
BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a crash that left a homeless person dead on a busy Baton Rouge roadway Thursday.
The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. in the 9100 block of Airline Highway near Goodwood Boulevard.
Authorities identified the person killed as 47-year-old Jennifer Richardson. Police say Richardson was trying to cross the road when she was hit by a pick-up truck.
The driver of the truck was uninjured.
The investigation is ongoing.