NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police are investigating an incident where a woman died after being hit by a car in Houma. The incident occurred Sunday, just after 7 p.m. near the intersection of Highway 3040 and Enterprise Drive.
Police say that Cornelius Joseph Jr. was driving a car south on Hwy 3040 in the right lane when he struck a woman who walked in front of his vehicle. The woman, later identified as 43-year-old Nicole Bergeron of Houma, was flown to University Medical Center in New Orleans but died Wednesday as a result of her injuries.
According to police, Joseph was wearing his seat belt at the time of the incident.
The crash remains under investigation.