BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A person was killed near Siegen Lane Friday morning after being struck by a vehicle.
Louisiana State Police Troopers say the crash happened around 9 a.m. near Siegen Lane. Through an investigation, Troopers learned that Danisha Jackson, 24, was walking south on LA 3246 along the grassy shoulder while a 2015 Toyota Camry was heading south in the right lane.
The crash happened when the car hit a curb, went off the road to the right, and hit Jackson. Troopers say that Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, now identified as Justin Alexander, was wearing his seatbelt and wasn’t injured.
Toxicology samples were taken from both parties and have been submitted for analysis.