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Woman killed in New Orleans Mardi Gras float accident

1 month ago   |   By KOAT

A 58-year-old woman was killed when she was rolled over by a float Wednesday evening during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, police said.
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Woman killed by Mardi Gras float, possibly reaching for beads, police say

Woman killed by Mardi Gras float, possibly reaching for beads, police say

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

The woman was hit during the Krewe of Nyx parade, an all-female Mardis Grad krewe, marches annually on the Wednesday before Fat Tuesday.
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New Orleans Woman Struck and Killed by Mardi Gras Float During Parade

1 month ago   |   By Time

New Orleans is mourning the death of a woman who was run over by a parade float as the city celebrates the season leading up to Mardi Gras. Police are still investigating the accident, spokesman Juan Barnes said Thursday.
The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office identified her Thursday as Geraldine Carmouche, 58, of New Orleans. She was related to two members of the parade group, said a statement released Thursday through a public relations firm. Carmouche apparently tried to cross between two parts of a tandem float, tripped over a hitch connecting the sections and was run over, witnesses told...
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