2-year-old killed in Louisiana hit-and-run crash

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A 2-year-old died after a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night in St. Helena Parish.

Troopers discovered that, after a vehicle containing a driver and three children was involved in an accident on LA Hwy 1045 in Greensburg, all four passengers exited the vehicle and walked onto the roadway.

That’s when a vehicle, described as a dark-colored van traveling eastbound, struck all four pedestrians who were in the roadway, according to Louisiana State Police.

The vehicle fled the scene after hitting the driver and three children.

The impact killed 2-year-old Jhavia Porter of Greensburg and injured the other three pedestrians.

Anyone with information on the crash or the vehicle that fled can call Louisiana State Police Troop L at (985) 893-6250.


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