LifePoint Hospitals Inc. reported a $12.2 million loss on the pending sale of River Parishes Hospital, the company reported Friday. The write down includes property, equipment and goodwill. The price for the hospital was not disclosed. LifePoint included the charge in its third-quarter results. The company reported its third-quarter profit fell 15.4 percent to $27.5 million, or 59 cents per share, compared to the same period in 2013. LifePoint operates 68 hospitals in 21 states.