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CPSO: Man arrested for fatal hit-and-run

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William Allen Fontenot, 47.  (Source: Caddo Correctional Center) William Allen Fontenot, 47. (Source: Caddo Correctional Center)
CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) -

A Caddo Parish man was arrested Saturday for his role in a fatal hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of a Blanchard woman.

William Fontenot, 47, was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center and charged with felony hit-and-run driving and driving under suspension.

Caddo Sheriff Steve Prator says deputies were called to Dawson Road around 9:30 p.m. Friday night to a report of a pedestrian who had been hit by a vehicle.  The driver of the vehicle had left the scene, deputies said.

The victim, Kimberly Hunt Bickham, 37, of Blanchard, was taken to LSU Hospital in Shreveport.  She was pronounced dead on arrival.

Patrol deputies and accident investigators gathered information that led them to Fontenot and the vehicle.

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