12-year-old girl hit and killed while crossing Florida Boulevard
POSTED: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 11:29am
UPDATED: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 7:22am
Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — Teeya Wilson, 12, was struck by a vehicle while crossing the Florida Boulevard on July 16.
The incident happened at around 9:40 p.m.
Investigators found that Wilson was walking across the busy road when she stepping into the path of a truck traveling westbound.
Wilson was hit by the vehicle and died at the scene.
Roland Paige, 45, who was driving the truck, was not injured.
It has been determined that alcohol did not play a part in the accident; however, it is still under investigation.