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State police identify pedestrian killed Friday

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Posted: Apr 3, 2012 7:53 AM
Updated: Apr 3, 2012 7:53 AM
Source: Associated Press

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HAMMOND - State police have identified a pedestrian who was hit and killed on Interstate 55 in Hammond Friday night.

Troopers say 50-year-old Joan Walters of Ponchatoula stepped directly in the path of a car driven by 20-year-old Brandon Carral of Amite around 9 p.m.

Impairment for the pedestrian is unknown at this time pending toxicology results at the coroner's office.

Troopers continue to investigate the crash.

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