ST. FRANCISVILLE, La. — A West Feliciana Parish School Board member was killed in a car accident last week and a 22-year-old woman is in custody.
The sheriff’s office says 59-year-old James White was walking down Solitude Road when he was hit just after 8 p.m. Thursday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the car, Tiffany R. Cage, was not injured. She was arrested on a charge of negligent homicide. It was unknown if she is represented by an attorney. Bond information was not immediately available.
WAFB-TV (http://bit.ly/2dngjqS ) reports toxicology samples were taken and submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.
White has represented District 3 on the school board since 2010.
The crash remains under investigation.
Information from: WAFB-TV, http://wafb.com