Girl, 13, struck and killed on PBR


A 13-year-old girl died last night after being hit by a car while crossing the Priority Bus Route near the Morvant Junction.

Kadaisha Edwards was crossing with her mother when a vehicle slammed into her. Edwards suffered multiple injuries to her upper body and head and died shortly after.

The car involved in the fatal incident was being driven by a soldier. Her mother was also injured. Barataria police are investigating the case.
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