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88-year-old woman struck and killed in Metairie

The driver says the victim walked in front of her car. The driver says the victim walked in front of her car.
METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) -

An elderly woman was struck and killed Friday morning in Metairie.

The incident happened at about 11:49 a.m. on Martin Behrman Drive near Veterans Boulevard. The victim was identified by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office as 88-year-old Margaret Pilie of Carrollton Avenue in Metairie.

Officers found the woman lying in the roadway with multiple injuries. She was taken to University Hospital in critical condition and died just before 3 p.m.

The driver of a 2014 Nissan Altima, identified only as a 64-year-old Metairie woman, told investigators she was driving south on Martin Behrman when Pilie walked into the path of her car.

No charges have been filed against the driver. The Jefferson Parish District Attorney's Office will be consulted.

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