MARRERO, La. (WGNO) – A woman was killed in a car crash involving a Jefferson Parish deputy Monday morning near the corner of Barataria Boulevard and Mt. Rushmore Drive in Marrero.
Police have identified the woman as 72-year-old Mary Truxillo of Marrero. Truxillo was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sheriff Newell Normand says deputies were checking out a report of burglars in Marrero when one deputy hit Truxillo’s car as she attempted to make a left turn onto Barataria.
That deputy was taken to the hospital for minor injuries.