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Man arrested days after hit-and-run crash that left woman dead in Baton Rouge; bonds out hours later for $330

2 months 1 week 6 days ago Friday, March 17 2023 Mar 17, 2023 March 17, 2023 9:28 AM March 17, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A 22-year-old man bonded out of jail Thursday on $330 after he allegedly fled the scene of a hit and run over the weekend that fatally wounded a pedestrian.

The Baton Rouge Police Department announced the arrest of Jacob Knazs, 22, on a charge of felony hit and run on Thursday. According to jail records, Knazs bonded out later that day for $330.

The crash happened around 8:45 p.m. Sunday on South Sherwood Forest Boulevard, north of Airline Highway. The victim, identified only as a 32-year-old woman, was found in a nearby parking lot and taken to a hospital where she later died. 

No other details related to the wreck were immediately available.

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