Police: Missing woman located at hospital

Source: NOPD
Source: NOPD

A 31-year-old woman reported missing after she was released from prison has been located at the hospital, police say.

Whitney Getz, 31, was reported as missing by her mother. Officers say Getz was arrested on Friday, July 4. Her mother states that she was released from prison on Monday and did not return home.

Getz was located at the hospital in grave condition. New Orleans police say she was struck by a taxi cab just after midnight on Tuesday.

Officers say Getz walked into oncoming traffic on westbound I-10 at the Metairie Road exit.

Officers say she is currently listed in grave condition and on life support.

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