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Pedestrian hit, killed Thursday morning

7 months ago Thursday, September 04, 2014 7:55:57 AM CDT September 04, 2014 Thursday, September 04 2014 Sep 4, 2014 in News
Source: Louisiana State Police

BATON ROUGE - According to Louisiana State Police, a Winnfield man was killed in Baton Rouge Thursday morning when he was hit by a truck.

Investigators say Robert M. Vines, 62, was trying to cross LA Hwy 73 at Floynell Dr. when he was hit by a truck driven by David Phillips, 59. They say a car in the right lane stopped to allow Vines to cross, but also blocked Phillips' view, leading to the accident.

Vines was transported to a nearby hospital where he died. Phillips was not cited in the accident, and state police don't believe impairment was a factor.

We'll have more information on WBRZ News 2 at Noon.

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