Pedestrian struck, killed in Assumption Parish overnight


BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – A 41-year-old woman died around midnight Monday after being struck by a vehicle while walking on La. Hwy 1 in Assumption Parish.

Umeki Jamison of Labadieville died at the scene after a Jeep Cherokee traveling southbound struck her.

The driver was injured and was not impaired, according to Louisiana State Police.

It’s unknown if Jamison was impaired, and a toxicology report is pending.


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