Troopers: person killed after walking into traffic

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Posted: Jan 3, 2013 10:23 PM by Trey Schmaltz
Updated: Jan 3, 2013 10:23 PM

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Topics: fatal, wreck, state, police, west baton rouge, iberville, parish, killed, pedestrian

ADDIS- A 36-year-old was killed after walking into traffic on LA 1 Thursday night.

State Police said Emmanuelle Stewart was hit by a car near the Iberville/West Baton Rouge Parish line.

"Stewart was attempting to cross LA 1 when he walked directly into the vehicle's path," a State Police spokesperson said.

Investigators believe Stewart may have been impaired.

The driver of the vehicle was cited for driving with a suspended driver's license.

State Police said the crash remains under investigation.

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