Campti Woman Killed in Crash This Morning

A Campti woman who was trying to alert drivers about a downed tree was killed in a crash early this morning.

Troopers say 54-year-old Mitzi Scott stopped her pick-up in a southbound lane of Highway 71 in Natchitoches Parish but she was facing north.

She had on her emergency flashers on, but a large truck came over the hill and was unable to avoid hitting her.  She was not wearing her seat belt.

KLAX ABC 31 News 5/1/14