Struck truck driver dies after crash
BATON ROUGE - A 55-year-old man died from injuries sustained after he was hit by a car on Perkins Road, according to BRPD Cpl. L'Jean McKneely.
McKneely says Jianlin He, 4026 Tuscan Shores Dr, Missouri City, TX was killed last night in a traffic crash that occurred in the 8300 block of Perkins Rd around 10:00pm. He parked his 18-wheeler in the turning lane facing west on Perkins Road and exited the truck cab in the eastbound lane of traffic.
As He exited the truck cab, he was struck by an 82-year-old driver in a Mercury Grand Marque. He was transported to a local hospital where he later died.
He was in the area making a delivery. Alcohol is not suspected as being a factor in the crash.