Ascension woman crossing street hit & killed

A woman walking on Hwy. 61 was killed Tuesday night.

Louisiana State Police is investigating a single-vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on US 61 near Commerce Street in Ascension Parish.

Allie Braud, 29, of Prairieville was killed in the wreck.

The initial investigation revealed that a 2012 Ford F-150 was headed south in the left lane on US 61. At the same time, Braud was walking west across the southbound lanes on US 61 when the F-150 hit and killed Braud.

The driver of the F-150 was properly restrained and did not sustained any injuries in the crash.

As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained from the pedestrian and driver and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

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