Posted: Mar 22, 2012 8:26 AM by AP
TICKFAW, La. (AP) - An Independence woman was killed when she stepped into the path of an oncoming car while retrieving her mail.
State police say 41-year-old Kimberly Wright was stepping away from her mail box on La. Highway 442 Wednesday when she walked into the path of a car driven by 63-year-old Rebecca Powell, also of Independence.
Wright was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner's Office.
Powell was taken to North Oaks Medical Center with minor injuries.