POSTED: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 5:15pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 5:19pm
Baton Rouge, La — A 20-year-old woman died in a crash this afternoon. Officials say she was struck by an oncoming vehicle as she exited a car dealership.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the incident occurred at roughly 1:00 p.m. in the 12400 block of Florida Blvd. We’re told the driver, Tralen Riddle, 20, of Zachary, was driving in the north bound lane when she was hit on the driver’s side of her vehicle.
Riddle was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver who struck her, Reginald Richardson, 20, and the passenger in his vehicle, Gabriel May, 19, were both transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
The Traffic Homicide division is currently investigating this crash. Officials did not say if citations or charges were issued.