GHEENS, La. - A Gheens woman was killed Tuesday when she was hit by a vehicle while walking with her children on La. 654, police said.

Chantelle Ledet, 31, was walking west in the highway's eastbound lane with her two children when she was struck by a Chevy Silverado driven by Michael Head, 46, of Gheens around 9 p.m., according to State Police Troop C. Ledet was taken to Oschner St. Anne Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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