Woman dies after being hit by SUV in Bywater

Pedestrian hit by SUV in Bywater

NEW ORLEANS -- A female walking near Poland and St. Claude avenues who was hit by a SUV early Wednesday morning died a day later, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Police confirmed that the female died as a result of injuries Thursday. The coroner identified the woman as Kinsey Billac, 33.

"On the morning of the incident, the female victim was crossing St. Claude Avenue when the driver of an Infiniti vehicle traveling westbound on St. Claude Avenue apparently struck the victim as she stepped into the vehicle’s lane of travel," said a statement from the NOPD.

The driver, Steven Johnson, 32, was arrested and booked for suspended driver’s license, no insurance, no registration, switched license plate and driving switched license plate.

 

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