Teen Struck, Killed While Walking On Road In Desoto Parish

MANSFIELD, La. (AP) — A pedestrian was killed while walking on a road in Desoto Parish, authorities said.

It happened shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday, KSLA-TV reported.

Jasilyn Grimes, 17, of Grand Cane was killed, Louisiana State Police said.

Grimes and another pedestrian were walking in a dark area of Red Bluff Road when a pickup truck crested a hill and struck Grimes, State Trooper Jonathan Odom said. The teen was taken to a Shreveport hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The driver of the pickup was not hurt.