Pedestrian killed in Amite

Pedestrian killed in Amite

AMITE CITY, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police Troopers report a woman hit and killed a maintenance worker today.

26-year-old Marcela Irene Milleron struck 53-year-old Raymond H. Smith on LA 16 near LA 445 in Amite.

Smith was working with a lawn crew on the shoulder of the roadway.

The incident happened just after 1:00 pm.

Miller was driving a 2010 Ford Escape westbound on LA 16.

Smith died at the scene.

Authorities do not believe drugs or alcohol were a factor in the crash.

The Tangipahoa Parish District Attorney's Office has not announced if criminal charges will follow.

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