71-year-old woman killed in hit and run

71-year-old woman killed in hit and run

A 71-year-old woman was killed this morning in a hit-and-run on Elysian Fields, now police are searching for the driver responsible.

The 71-year-old woman was crossing Elysian Fields with her walker when a burnt orange, early model Ford Mustang traveling at a high rate of speed struck and killed her according to NOPD. The driver of the vehicle did not stop and continued southbound on Elysian Fields.

According to NOPD, the incident took place at the corner of Elysian Fields Avenue and North Dorgenois Street at about 3:25 a.m. on March 29.

Police say the burnt orange, early model Mustang they're looking for will have damage to the front from the incident.

Anyone with information on this hit and run is asked to call CRIMESTOPPERS at 504-822-1111 or toll-free at 877-903-7867.

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