Iberia Parish Sheriff Louis Ackal says a woman walking down Jane Street in New Iberia yesterday afternoon was struck and killed.

Police say the 72-year-old woman was trying to walk across the street when she was hit.

Deputies say the woman was taken to a local hospital, but say she was pronounced dead there.

The identity of the women is not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin, and the case is still under investigation.