Miranda Perry Killed, Nicole Hingle Hurt in Jefferson Parish, LA Accident
Jefferson Parish, LA -- January 21, 2017, Miranda Perry was killed, Nicole Hingle injured, following an accident where they were struck by a vehicle.
Louisiana State Troopers investigated the fatal accident, reporting that it occurred around 11:00 p.m. near the intersection of Peters Road and the Westbank Expressway.
According to police reports, 43-year-old Perry and 42-year-old Hingle were attempting to cross traffic lanes of the expressway on foot at the time. When the two pedestrians reached southbound lanes, they entered the path of an oncoming vehicle. The driver could not avoid them in time, and the vehicle struck both women.
Perry and Hingle were both critically injured. Perry succumbed to her injuries at the scene and was pronounced deceased. Hingle was taken to University Medical Center and was said to be in stable condition.
Authorities have not yet determined if any particular factors contributed to the accident. They are investigating whether or not alcohol played a role.
No further details are currently available.
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