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Edgard man dies in hit-and-run accident

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Posted: Feb 8, 2013 10:12 AM by Jillian Washington
Updated: Feb 8, 2013 10:12 AM
Source: LSP

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Topics: edgard, hit and run, deadly accident

ST. JOHN PARISH - Investigators need your help searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash in Edgard.

State troopers say 47-year-old Darryl Gorden was walking along LA 18 Wednesday when an unidentified vehicle hit him.

A passerby spotted his body Thursday afternoon and contacted authorities.

Police do not have any description of the vehicle or the driver at this time.

Troopers believe Gorden may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident.

Toxicology results are pending.

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