Hit & Run Suspect Arrested
POSTED: Tuesday, July 28, 2009 - 8:38am
UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 11:58pm
PRAIRIEVILLE, La. (AP) - A Prairieville woman has been arrested
in the hit-and-run death of a pedestrian on La. Highway 73.
State police say 26-year-old Nikki R. Estilette was driving
south about 10 p.m. Sunday when she allegedly drifted onto the
shoulder, 38-year-old striking Joan Scott of Geismar.
Scott was taken to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales and then
to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, where she later
died from her injuries.
Troopers booked Estilette on charges of vehicular homicide, DWI,
hit-and-run and improper lane use.