Grand jury indicts woman in deadly hit-and run case where victim was left to die in gas station parking lot


(Lafayette Police Department)

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – A 15th Judicial District grand jury indicted a 28-year-old woman in a fatal March 29, 2020, hit and run outside a convenience store in Lafayette.

Jada Juge faces one count of felony hit and run for her alleged role in the death of 45-year-old Jason Francis. Francis was hit near the N. University Avenue business.

Investigators believe Juge’s struck the victim and she failed to rendered aid.

Francis died at a local hospital as a result of his injuries.

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