72-year-old woman killed in crash involving JPSO deputy

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A Marrero woman died in crash with Jefferson Parish Deputy. (WGNO)

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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.

A Marrero woman died in crash with Jefferson Parish Deputy. (WGNO)
A Marrero woman died in crash with Jefferson Parish Deputy. (WGNO)

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