Baton Rouge pedestrian killed while helping others in crash

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PORT ALLEN, La. (BRPROUD)- Theresa Matherne, 57, life was taken while she tried helping others during a car accident.

The woman was killed in a crash on US Hwy 190 in West Baton Rouge Thursday night, according to Louisiana State Police.

 Matherne was walking in the eastbound lanes of US Hwy 190 to render assistance to motorists involved in a previous crash. While Matherne was walking in the roadway, she was struck by multiple eastbound vehicles. After striking Matherne, these vehicles fled the crash scene, according to LSP.

The woman died at the scene.

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