Woman killed by car while walking along a highway in Walker

MGN Online
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 10:35am

A Denham Springs woman was hit by a car while walking along a road in Walker, Louisiana on Tuesday night.

The Louisiana state police report that shortly before 6:00 p.m. Tara M. Messina, 30, was traveling on foot northbound along LA Hwy 447. Meanwhile, 61-year-old Alice Devall, of Walker, was driving southbound, on that same road.

According to the initial investigation, Messina stepped into the northbound lane of the highway. Devall was unable to avoid hitting the pedestrian.

Messina suffered fatal injuries as a result of the crash.

Devall was not suspected to be drinking at the time of the crash, and she was not cited. 


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