AMELIA, La. (KLFY)— A pedestrian crash claims the life of a 13-year-old in Amelia Louisiana, authorities said.
A spokesperson with the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on Lake Palourde Road in Amelia.
Deputies said they determined that 13-year-old Allyson Duval of Morgan City was walking near the roadway when she was struck by a 1998 tan Chevrolet pickup truck driven by a 32-year-old Amelia resident.
Duval was severely injured and transported to Teche Regional Medical Center where she was later pronounced deceased by the St. Mary Parish Coroner.
The investigation is ongoing.