Victim identified, suspect sought in fatal overnight hit and run
The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking information from the public regarding a fatal hit and run crash that occurred last evening at approximately 8:30 pm.
The incident occurred in the 1100 block of Lovell Street just south of Crowley.
The victim identified as Jeanette Clifton, 78, of Crowley was struck by a vehicle believed to be traveling west on Lovell St. The victim was walking home from a neighbor’s residence when she was struck.
“We are seeking information from the public to identify the vehicle or driver responsible for this crash. Simply driving away does not make this matter disappear. We ask that the responsible person in this crash do what is right and turn yourself in,” stated Sheriff KP Gibson.
If you have any information regarding this matter you can call the Crime Stoppers tips line at 789-8477 or APSO at 788-8772.