Woman lying in roadway killed by hit-and-run vehicle, driver sought
BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that took the life of a 53-year-old woman.
Authorities say the incident happened in the 2100 block of Scenic Hwy, around 11:30 p.m., Monday.
Viola Jarvis was struck by a white vehicle traveling northbound on Scenic Highway.
Police say she was not in a car at the time of the crash, but was reportedly lying in the roadway.
The driver of the white vehicle remains at large and the crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police.