Woman dies after getting hit by car while crossing highway in Baton Rouge

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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – A woman is dead after getting hit by a car on Airline Highway in Baton Rouge early Saturday morning, according to police.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Jill Valori, 42.

Sgt. L’Jean Mckneely Jr. with BRPD said Valori was hit by a 2015 Toyota Carolla while trying to cross Airline near St. Gerard Avenue around 4:30 a.m.

He added she was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to investigators, the driver of the car was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The crash is still being investigated.

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