Cottonport woman arrested after fatal hit and run, killing Mansura man

Source: APSO
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MANSURA, La. (KALB) - A Cottonport woman was arrested Sunday afternoon after turning herself in following a fatal hit and run, according to the Mansura Police Department.

We are told that Randy James Augustine, 59, was hit by a car about two residents down from his home in Mansura.

The suspect, Destiny Chonte Randall, 21, was traveling north on St. Jean Street when she struck Augustine while he was walking.

The Mansura Police Department was called at 8:32 p.m. Saturday night and after investigating, an officer found the deceased man in a ditch.

The car Randall was driving has been taken in for evidence to be processed.

Destiny Randall was arrested and charged with negligent homicide and hit and run fatality involved.

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