Troopers Investigating Hit and Run Fatality

St. Mary Parish – Shortly after 1:00 a.m. this morning, Louisiana State Police Troop I was notified of a fatality crash on LA 182 east of Jeanerette.

Preliminary investigation revealed 33 year old Krista L. Sedotal of  of Jeanerette was walking on LA highway 182 and was struck by a westbound pickup truck.  After the pickup truck struck Sedotal, it fled the scene traveling west on LA Highway 182.   Sedotal was pronounced dead on scene by the St. Mary Parish Coroner’s Office.

Troopers recovered a front right headlight assembly belonging to a Dodge Ram 1500 truck.  The Dodge Ram is believed to be white or silver.  More evidence is being collected and this case remains active.

Troopers are continuing the investigation and urge anyone with further information regarding this incident to contact Troop I at 337-262-5880.  Troopers also urge the driver of the Dodge Ram to contact Troopers and turn yourself in.

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