POSTED: Monday, May 16, 2011 - 1:01pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 12:10am
Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — THIS IS AN NBC33 NEWS UPDATE:
The Baton Rouge Police Department has released the name of the victim killed on Saturday due to a hit and run accident.
Carlass Wilson of Baton Rouge was struck and killed while walking through her neighborhood.
Police are looking for a 1999 – 2005 Chevrolet or GMC pickup truck or SUV that would have significant damage to the front left corner of the vehicle around the headlight and grille area.
If you have any information about this case, contact the Traffic Homicide Division at (225) 389-3874 or Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP.
ORIGINAL STORY - Early Sunday morning a woman was hit and killed on Hollywood street.
BRPD said it happened about 3:00 Sunday morning.
Neighbors say the woman was walking on the sidewalk, when a drunk driver ran off the road and hit her. Police say a passerby found her in the road.
The car that hit her fled the scene.
She was transported to an area hospital where she died due to her injuries.
Neighbor Keyon Pullins saw the whole thing.
"I came outside and by the time I came outside, I saw a lady crossing the street and a man, just drunk, he ended up swerving by the sidewalk, and he ended up hitting the lady. " said Pullins