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Victim Dies After Hit and Run in the 300 Block of Marigny Circle

The victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition but later died as a result of her injuries

Posted: Apr 12, 2021 8:24 AM
Updated: Apr 13, 2021 11:25 AM

UPDATE 4/13/2021 10:26am- The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred in the 300 block of Marigny Circle on Monday.

When deputies arrived, a pedestrian with injuries was found near a vacant vehicle.

LPSO Detectives learned Sheina Evans, 67, was struck by that vehicle while standing outside her residence and the suspect had left the scene on foot.

The driver, 32-year-old Jose Vazquez-Tursios, was located and returned to the scene of the crash where he was arrested. Vazquez-Tursios was transported to the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center and booked on charges of Negligent Homicide, Hit-and-run Driving and Driving Without a  License.

Following the crash, Evans was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries.

This case remains under investigation.


KADN/KLAF - Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office on scene of a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian in the 300 block of Marigny Circle. The victim has been transported to the hospital in critical condition. We will provide more information once it becomes available.

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