Last Modified: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 6:19 PM
A pedestrian crossing U.S. 171 in Moss Bluff was struck by a car and killed, State Police said.
Moss Bluff resident Pamela Jean Benniefiel, 54, was crossing the highway at 9:11 p.m. Sunday at You Winn Road when she was hit by a 2006 Pontiac G6 driven by Rita Rivera, 29, of Lake Charles. Rivera was traveling north, Sgt. James Anderson said.
Benniefiel was pronounced dead at the scene, he said.
No charges have been filed, Anderson said.