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Hit and run kills pedestrian on Old Hammond Highway

3 years 5 months 3 weeks ago July 26, 2013 Jul 26, 2013 Friday, July 26 2013 July 26, 2013 11:06 AM in News
Source: Baton Rouge Police Department

bATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash that took the life of a pedestrian last night on Old Hammond Highway just west of Blvd D'Province.

The suspect was traveling westbound on Old Hammond Hwy and drove around another vehicle that was trying to let 40 year old Sothy Lieu cross the roadway.

Lieu was struck while crossing Old Hammond Hwy from south to north. He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

The fleeing vehicle is possibly a white or gray sedan, which police said was driven by a woman.

This crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Traffic Homicide Unit at 389-7819.


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