A 52-year-old woman is dead after being hit by a car on Gloria Switch Road.

According to Lafayette Police Department Corporal Paul Mouton, Linda Gould of Port Barre was walking along the road when she walked into the path of the car.

Mouton said she was thrown into the south side of the roadway after being hit.

The driver of the car was not injured, but Gould was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.