A 78-year-old Crowley woman is dead today after being run over last night while she was walking home.

Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson says that Jeanette Clifton was hit by a vehicle that likely was travelling westbound in the 1100 block Lovell Street.

The Sheriff had this to say,

We are seeking informatiion from the public to identify the vehicle or driver responsible for this crash. Simply driving away does not make this matter disappear. We ask that the responsible person in this crash do what is right and turn yourself in.

The hit and run happened at around 8:30 last night.

If you know anything, please call Acadia Crime Stoppers at 337-789-TIPS(8477). You can remain anonymous.

You can also anonymously give a tip by downloading the P3 app on your phone.