A pedestrian died after being struck by a vehicle Monday night on Hooper Road near Plank Road, said Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McKneely.

Crews responded around 7:40 p.m. to Hooper Road. The pedestrian is a female, McKneely said  

Baton Rouge Emergency Medical Services spokesman Mike Chustz said EMS discovered the pedestrian dead on the scene when they arrived.

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