OUACHITA PARISH (NBC33) — 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.