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Lafayette Police looking for suspect in fatal hit-and-run

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Posted at 12:29 PM, Mar 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-30 13:43:30-04

Lafayette Police are looking for a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run accident that happened last night.

Jason Francis, 45, was struck in the parking lot of a North University Avenue convenience store. He was transported to a hospital with critical injuries and died this morning.

The accident happened at about 10 p.m. Surveillance video shows a woman driving a white SUV, possibly a Dodge Journey, and striking Francis the driving away.

The woman was wearing a black "Nike" shirt and grey sweat pants.

If anyone can identify the female suspect please call Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS. The accident remains to be under investigation by the Lafayette Police Traffic Unit.