LIVINGSTON, La. (BRPROUD) – The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office (LPSO) has turned the investigation involving a deputy accused of striking a woman with his patrol unit over to the Louisiana State Police.

According to the state police, 33-year-old Christina Estave was hit in the back end of her 2004 Saturn Ion by an LPSO deputy in Denham Springs in July. She was taken to the hospital but died from her injuries. State Police said the deputy and the crash victim were both unrestrained.

LPSO says the state police are also working with the Livingston Parish District Attorney’s Office and a grand jury is scheduled to review the matter.

Authorities have not released the identity of the deputy involved in the crash.