New Roads School Counselor Killed In Accident

A woman employed as a career and college counselor at a school in New Roads is dead after being struck on campus by a vehicle her 74-year-old husband was driving.

Police say 66-year-old Edith Atkinson was pinned between the couple's truck and a school bus at False River Academy when it lunged backward after her husband's foot slipped onto the accelerator.

She died of her injuries at the hospital.

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