4-year-old killed by driver in Ouachita Parish

4-year-old killed by driver in Ouachita Parish

POSTED: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 12:49pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 12:52pm

A four-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle around 9:45 p.m. on US Highway 165, south of Interstate 20 in Ouachita Parish.

According to a preliminary police investigation, Marvin Jones, 45, of Monroe, was driving a Chevy Trailblazer north on Hwy 165 when he hit the girl, who reportedly walked into the intersection at Ticheli Road.

The child was taken to a hospital, where she later died from her injuries.

Police suspect impairment to be a factor in the crash. Jones was arrested for DWI and booked into the Ouachita Correctional Center.

The crash is still under investigation.

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