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Man leaves 1 accident, struck and killed on I-10

3 years 1 month 2 weeks ago September 04, 2013 Sep 4, 2013 Wednesday, September 04 2013 September 04, 2013 7:48 AM in News
Source: ap

SULPHUR- State police in southwestern Louisiana are investigating the death of a pedestrian who was struck on Interstate 10 west of Sulphur after leaving an earlier accident scene.

A news release from Louisiana State Police Troop D said the fatality happened shortly after 3 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound lanes of I-10.

Troopers said 61-year-old Timothy Johnson, of Sulphur, was walking in the outside lane when he was struck by a 2001 Buick driven by a Starks woman.

Troopers determined that Johnson had been driving a car that earlier had traveled off the interstate west of Sulphur.

Troopers said toxicology tests in the case were pending, according to KPLC-TV.

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