Fatal accident involving JPSO deputy on Barataria Blvd., driver identified

Woman killed in crash with JP deputy
Published: Apr. 11, 2016 at 2:21 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 11, 2016 at 6:58 PM CDT
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MARRERO, LA (WVUE) - Jefferson Parish Sheriff's deputies are on the scene of a fatal accident near the intersection of Barataria Boulevard and Mt. Rushmore Drive in Marrero.

The victim, identified as Mary Truxillo, 72, of Marrero, was hit as two JPSO cruisers were traveling through the intersection.

Witnesses said the first cruiser sped through the intersection. The second cruiser struck the woman's car.

A witness came to the aid of the deputy, who was later taken to a nearby hospital.

When the witness went to check on the condition of Truxillo, she died on the scene.

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