Pedestrian killed in crash on LA 39

Pedestrian killed in crash on LA 39
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ST. BERNARD PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A pedestrian was killed in a crash on LA 39 in St. Bernard Parish Monday night.

Shortly after 8:00 p.m. Louisiana State Police Troop B investigated the accident near Schnell Drive.

The pedestrian was identified as 63-year-old Debra Miller of Arabi.

According to the report, Miller was attempting to cross the north bound lanes of LA 39 and was struck by a 2006 Honda Accord driven by 45-year-old Mallerie Thurman of Arabi.

Thurman was traveling in the right lane.

Miller was transported to St. Bernard Hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to the report.

Thurman provided a voluntary blood sample for toxicological analysis.

Impairment and speed are not considered as factors of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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