November 20, 2014 6:07 PM
BATON ROUGE - Construction along River Road has been a hassle for many drivers, but the end result will be a more pedestrian friendly downtown area for the Capital City.
Construction has been ongoing downtown on the south side of Florida Boulevard along River Road as crews work to... more »
November 10, 2014 1:57 AM
SPANISH FORK, UT - Authorities say a 5-year-old boy reportedly playing on railroad track near his Utah home has died after being hit by a freight train. Police spokesman Lt. Matt Johnson says three young children were playing at the tracks in Spanish Fork late Sunday afternoon when freight train... more »
September 4, 2014 9:55 AM
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... more »
July 7, 2014 5:34 PM
BATON ROUGE - An 18-year-old pedestrian who was hit by a pickup truck when he attempted to cross Siegen Lane on early Friday morning has died from his injuries.
Daniel Rivas of Baton Rouge was crossing Siegen Lane near Industriplex Blvd. at around 2:30 a.m. on July 4 when... more »
June 12, 2014 7:50 AM
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office identified a pedestrian who was killed early Thursday morning.
Deputies said 36-year-old Anthony Ray Robinson was found dead in a ditch on Hoo Shoo Too Rd. at 2:30 a.m. after a woman who may have hit him with her... more »
May 16, 2014 8:39 AM
SHREVEPORT - Shreveport police say a 6-year-old boy has died after being hit by a school bus. Cpl. Marcus Hines says Brenden Houston was pronounced dead at University Health Medical Center Thursday afternoon. Hines says Houston was hit after he exited the Caddo Parish school bus. He says the driver,... more »
May 5, 2014 6:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - According to police, a man is dead after he was hit by a car near LSU early Monday morning.
Police responded to the accident on Nicholson Dr. around 1:30 a.m. When they arrived, they found Carrei Johnson, 65, as well as the car that hit him.... more »
April 28, 2014 6:22 AM
PONCHATOULA - State police say a 20-year-old Ponchatoula man has died after being hit by a pickup while walking on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish. Trooper Greg Marchand says Lavarius Grisby was pronounced dead by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office after the accident that occurred shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday... more »
February 12, 2014 9:42 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police have identified the two women seriously injured in a hit and run Tuesday evening.
Amy Gibson and Christy Hasty, both of Denham Springs were rushed to an area hospital after the crash on South Magnolia, off Highway 19. Their conditions were described as very serious... more »
February 12, 2014 12:22 AM
BAKER- Police spent Tuesday evening interviewing the driver of a vehicle that hit two women, severely injuring both of them.
The women were rushed to an area hospital after the crash on South Magnolia, off Highway 19. Their conditions were described as very serious by first responders on the... more »
January 15, 2014 10:24 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating an accident that killed a pedestrian early Wednesday morning.
It happened in the 1400 block of Brightside around midnight. Brittney Griese, 21, was hit while walking on the side of the road.
Police say the driver of the vehicle showed no signs... more »
December 11, 2013 6:56 AM
WALKER - Walker police say a pedestrian remains in critical condition Tuesday after being hit by an SUV on the Interstate 12 east exit ramp at South Satsuma Road. Capt. John Sharp says 27-year-old Chad Wayne Cox, of Covington, was walking in the left lane of the ramp around 3:30... more »
December 10, 2013 9:21 AM
WALKER - Police released the name of a Covington man they said was critically injured when he tried to cross I-12 near Walker Tuesday morning.
Walker Police said Chad Wayne Cox, 27, was narrowly missed by an 18-wheeler before he was hit by an SUV around 3:30 a.m. The... more »
December 4, 2013 7:14 AM
WALKER, La. - State police say a vehicle struck and killed a female pedestrian north of Walker. Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer says the accident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Sandifer says 30-year-old Tara M. Messina, of Denham Springs, who was dressed in dark clothing, was walking northbound along La.... more »
December 3, 2013 10:53 PM
WALKER- An unidentified woman was killed walking along Highway 447 near Arnold Road Tuesday evening.
State Police said the woman was wearing dark clothing, stepped into traffic, and was hit by a large SUV driven by a 61-year-old woman. Investigators said the driver was unable to avoid hitting the... more »
August 31, 2013 3:58 PM
SHREVEPORT - Authorities say a 32-year-old man has died after being hit by a car on Louisiana Highway 527 in Bossier Parish. Louisiana State Police say in a news release that Andrew Burks of Elm Grove was killed when he was hit by a car on Friday night. The news... more »
August 19, 2013 10:16 AM
SCHRIEVER - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit and run vehicle as she walked on the shoulder of La. Highway 20 in Terrebonne Parish. State police say the driver was later arrested after she returned to the scene to turn herself in. Trooper Evan Harrell says 40-year-old... more »
July 26, 2013 11:52 AM
bATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash that took the life of a pedestrian last night on Old Hammond Highway just west of Blvd D'Province.
The suspect was traveling westbound on Old Hammond Hwy and drove around another vehicle that was trying... more »
July 14, 2013 11:28 AM
ZACHARY, La. - A 24-year-old man was struck and killed by a pickup truck on Hwy 67, according to Louisiana State Police Tpr. Jared Sandifer.
It happened shortly after midnight Sunday on Hwy 67 north of Port Hudson-Pride Road. Britt Efferson of Central was walking along Hwy 67 when... more »
June 15, 2013 11:13 AM
WATSON, La. - A Denham Springs resident was killed late Friday night after being struck by a vehicle on LA Hwy 1024 near Watson, according to Louisiana State Police Tpr. Jared Sandifer.
Sandifer says 37-year-old Bennie McInnis was walking eastbound in the eastbound lane of Hwy 1024 when he... more »
June 4, 2013 10:35 AM
NAPOLEONVILLE - State Police said tests are pending to see if a man was impaired when he walked in front of a vehicle in Assumption Parish last night and was killed.
Troopers said James Miller, 59, of Napoleonville died after he was hit by an oncoming car on LA... more »
February 11, 2013 9:32 AM
BATON ROUGE - State police say a pedestrian was killed overnight when a vehicle struck him along Burbank Dr.
It happened just after 3 a.m. near the intersection of Burbank and Staring Lane.
Troopers have identified the victim as 19-year-old Tyrone Davis of Baker.
Troopers believe the... more »
January 17, 2013 5:04 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The city of Ville Platte and the American Civil Liberties Union have signed an agreement ending the ACLU's lawsuit against a pedestrians-only curfew. The city has agreed that any future curfew will be the least restrictive needed to meet a "compelling need." It did not admit liability... more »
January 3, 2013 10:23 PM
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... more »
January 3, 2013 7:29 PM
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ADDIS - State Police confirmed one person died in a wreck involving a pedestrian this evening in West Baton Rouge.
A State Police spokesperson said the deadly wreck happened on La. 1 near the border between West Baton Rouge and Iberville... more »
December 21, 2012 8:46 AM
PORT ALLEN - State police say a 57-year-old Plaquemine man has died of injuries after being struck by a pickup on U.S. Highway 190.
The accident happened shortly after 1:45 a.m. Friday west of La. Highway 1145 in West Baton Rouge Parish.
Troopers say Nathan C. Tobias, Jr.... more »
December 19, 2012 7:53 PM
DENHAM SPRINGS- State Police released the name of a man, killed on Hwy. 16 Wednesday night.
Troopers said John L. Barker, 69, was hit and killed.
The accident happened about 7:30 p.m. near Eastover Blvd. Eastover is between Petes Hwy. and Wax Rd.
Investigators said Barker walked... more »
December 7, 2012 3:31 PM
PONCHATOULA - A pedestrian was killed in a late-night accident in Tangipahoa Parish. Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards said in a news release that the accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. The victim was identified as 52-year-old Rocco Van Berge of Tickfaw. The victim was standing in the southbound lane of... more »
November 27, 2012 12:51 PM
TORRANCE, Calif. - Los Angeles County prosecutors have filed murder and drunken-driving charges against a substance abuse counselor who allegedly struck a pedestrian and drove for more than two miles with the dying victim on the hood of her car. Fifty-one-year-old Sherri Wilkins is expected to be arraigned sometime Tuesday... more »
October 1, 2012 5:53 PM
GARDERE - State Police arrested a man from Baton Rouge they said left a cyclist lying in the road after he hit her with his vehicle, then fled the scene.
Investigators arrested Darby Griffin, 49, in suspicion of DWI, hit and run, driving with a suspended license, obstruction of... more »
October 1, 2012 5:00 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a man hit by a vehicle and killed last night while walking along a Baton Rouge road.
According to Cpl. Tommy Stubbs with Baton Rouge Police, 24-year-old Reginald Davis died from injuries sustained in the crash along the 9800 block of... more »
September 24, 2012 10:13 AM
MANDEVILLE - Officials say construction of a $1.8 million pedestrian and bike path along West Causeway Approach that will help connect the east and west sides of Mandeville should be completed in two to three weeks.
Mayor Donald Villere says plans are in the works to improve traffic signals... more »
September 14, 2012 7:33 AM
BATON ROUGE - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is partnering with Baton Rouge to help create more green spaces and trails to connect the LSU area to downtown.
Baton Rouge was one of five cities selected for the EPA's Greening America's Capitals program. The others are Indianapolis, Des Moines,... more »
August 17, 2012 7:22 AM
BATON ROUGE - One person is in the hospital this morning, after being struck by a vehicle early Friday.
Police found the 21-year-old victim lying in the road in the 4400 block of Nicholson Drive, around 3:30 a.m.
He is said to have suffered life-threatening injuries. His name... more »
July 5, 2012 6:29 AM
BATON ROUGE - According to a BRPD release, the man struck by a car this morning is expected to make a full recovery.
Police say 24-year-old Thomas Hayes was crossing Florida Blvd. around 1 a.m. when he was hit by a Nissan Maxima driven by Ashley Phill, 18.
... more »
May 31, 2012 3:32 AM
BATON ROUGE - A woman has died after being struck by a car overnight.
It happened around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 3900 block of Nicholson Drive.
Officers arrived to find a woman lying unresponsive in the roadway.
Officials say the driver of the vehicle was also... more »
April 3, 2012 7:53 AM
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... more »
March 21, 2012 3:13 PM
Tickfaw -An Independence woman is dead after being hit by a car in Tangipahoa Parish Wednesday morning.
State Police say Kimberly Wright was attempting to cross LA 442 in Tickfaw, when she stepped into the path of a car, driven by Rebecca Powell.
Wright died at the scene.... more »
January 20, 2012 7:16 AM
WEST BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian is dead this morning after being struck on a main road in Port Allen.
State Police say the accident happened on Bueche Road, north of Section Road just before 6:00 a.m. Friday.
Troopers' investigation finds Brandon Gueho, 24, of Port Allen was... more »
January 2, 2012 11:04 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police released the name of a killed this weekend after running out into traffic in Baton Rouge.
According to Cpl. L'Jean McKneely, 35-year-old Jorge Margorito ran into the middle of Airline Highway and was hit by a vehicle around 5:35 p.m. Dec. 31.
EMS took... more »
October 22, 2011 10:13 AM
A man is dead after a single car crash on Greenwell Springs Road.
63-year-old William Newsom was struck while walking accross the intersection of LA 37 and Frenchtown road around 7pm.
According to Louisiana State Police, 45-year-old Connie Cutler was driving through a green light at the time... more »
October 17, 2011 8:49 AM
New Roads - A Pointe Coupee Parish man is dead after being hit by a car.
It happened Sunday evening just after 7 p.m. on LA 10 near LA 420 in New Roads.
State Police say 76 year-old Jimmy Herring was driving east on LA 10, when he... more »
September 8, 2011 2:55 PM
A pedestrian who died after being hit by a car overnight in Baton Rouge, has been identified.
Police say Thach Nguyen stepped in front of a 1993 Geo Prism just after midnight in the 9100 block of South Choctaw.
Nguyen was taken to the hospital, where he died.... more »
September 8, 2011 2:16 AM
BATON ROUGE- A man is hospitalized after police say he was hit by a car.
It happened just after midnight Thursday in the 9200 block of South Choctaw Drive.
According to Joan Cage with the Baton Rouge Police Department, the man was found lying in the eastbound lane... more »
August 21, 2011 9:43 AM
SHREVEPORT, La.- A tractor trailer crash involving two pedestrians on Interstate 20 claimed the life of 25-year-old man from Shreveport.
Police said 22-year-old Nicholas Johnson of Ruston was on the westbound shoulder of I-20 with a flat tire and his friend, Brandon Hewitt, who came to help.
While... more »
June 9, 2011 6:17 AM
BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for the person who hit a pedestrian with a vehicle and fled the scene.
It happened around 4:35 a.m. Thursday in the 5600 block of Plank Road.
A passerby called police to report the incident.
When officers arrived, they found a 46-year-old... more »
May 12, 2011 5:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - The levees in Baton Rouge and Port Allen have been big draws for people who want to see the historic levels of the Mississippi River. But today, only police will be on the levee.
Levees on both sides of the river will be closed to all... more »
March 26, 2011 10:52 AM
BATON ROUGE- A man is fighting for his life after he was hit by a car. It happened in the 1100 block of I-110 over Hollywood Street after 1 a.m. Saturday.
According to police, an oncoming car hit the victim as he was trying to get out of his... more »
March 22, 2011 3:01 PM
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested one person in suspicion of driving while intoxicated after a man was hit by a vehicle and killed today in Baton Rouge.
Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said officers arrested Donald Anderson after the crash on the 2600 block of Scenic Highway around 6:45 a.m.
... more »
March 17, 2011 10:16 AM
PORT ALLEN- A truck driver who investigators say ran over and killed a Texas man this morning is also accused of driving drunk.
Kenneth Farve was arrested in suspicion of DWI and negligent vehicular homicide. WBR Parish Sheriff's deputies say he blew a .112 on a breath test, which... more »
March 14, 2011 2:49 PM
DUTCHTOWN - A Marrero man was killed Sunday night in Ascension Parish after being hit by a van on Louisiana Highway 73, State Police said.
Brandon Rome, 25, was crossing the highway near its intersection with Louisiana Highway 74, the Advocate reported.
Trooper Russell Graham II said a... more »
March 14, 2011 4:54 AM
ASCENSION- A pedestrian was hit and killed Sunday evening on LA 73 near LA 74 in Ascension Parish.
Troopers say a white male was crossing LA 73 when he was struck by a van in the northbound lane. The man was pronounced dead on the scene by the Ascension... more »
January 26, 2011 5:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - After almost two years of investigation, police arrested a man today for a hit and run collision that killed a pedestrian in 2009. Police said 42-year-old Arthur Hudson hit John Artinian on Constitution Avenue as Artinian and a friend were walking on the sidewalk on Sept. 26,... more »
December 27, 2010 4:30 PM
BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian struck by a vehicle early Monday morning has died from his injuries, according to police. Sgt. Don Kelly said police had tentatively identified the 45-year-old man but haven’t located family members yet to confirm who he is. Kelly said around 12:15 a.m. the man was... more »
November 27, 2010 12:48 PM
HOUMA – A 38-year-old Houma woman died after walking in front of a car early this morning, according to State Police. Investigators said Angelina M. Allen was killed when she walked in front of an oncoming SUV on LA 315 around 5:44 a.m., and the drive was unable to avoid... more »
November 24, 2010 11:03 AM
GONZALES – A Prairieville man is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in Gonzales last night, according to city police. 44-year-old Demaric Carter was hit by a pickup while crossing Airline Highway just after 7 p.m. last night, and flown to a Baton Rouge hospital. Investigators say... more »
November 8, 2010 5:04 PM
BATON ROUGE – The pedestrian believed to have been hit and killed by a suspected drunk driver last week is actually alive and well, according to police. Sgt. Don Kelly with the Baton Rouge Police Department said that EMS workers originally identified the victim in the Nov. 2 crash as... more »
November 5, 2010 10:00 AM
BATON ROUGE - Police say Terry Royce was killed as he was trying to cross Airline Highway in Baton Rouge. Police say Shawn Sterling hit and killed Royce just south of Prescott Road Tuesday night. Sterling was arrested on suspicion of DWI. more »
November 4, 2010 5:39 PM
BATON ROUGE – Update: A man is in critical condition after his wheelchair was rear ended by a car shortly before 12:30 p.m. in north Baton Rouge earlier today.
Police said a witness saw the crash and stopped to perform CPR on the 53-year-old man until paramedics arrived. The... more »
November 4, 2010 12:41 PM
UPDATE: Wooddale Blvd. has been re-opened by police.
BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a crash in north Baton Rouge that seriously injured a man in a wheelchair and caused officers to close a portion of the highway.
Police said a witness saw the crash and stopped to... more »
November 3, 2010 9:54 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian on Airline Highway. Police say Shawn Sterling hit and killed a 54-year-old man as he was trying to cross Airline Highway just south of Prescott Road. Sterling was arrested in suspicion of DWI and booked into... more »
October 13, 2010 10:46 AM
Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal accident this morning where a man was hit by a truck while crossing Florida Boulevard. Cpl. L’Jean McKneely with BRPD said 49-year-old Phillip Hill of Baton Rouge was hit by a Dodge Durango while trying to cross Florida Blvd. around 6:30 this morning.... more »
October 8, 2010 3:19 PM
Although a former LSU administrator's cross-country bike ride to raise awareness about the Gulf Coast oil spill ended in tragedy, his quest to help those harmed by the spill continues. Roger Grooters, 66, began his ride Sept. 10 in Oceanside, Calif. He was just days from finishing his 3,200-mile journey... more »
October 7, 2010 9:23 PM
A pedestrian was hit by a car in Baton Rouge tonight. Paramedics said an adult male was struck at Plank Road and Ozark Street and suffered serious head injuries. The cause of the accident is unknown at this time. News 2 will update as more information becomes available. more »
September 6, 2010 10:07 PM
A man is in the hospital tonight after being hit by a vehicle while trying to run from police.
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to a domestic abuse call on El Scott Avenue around 9:20 p.m. Authorities said the man involved in the domestic abuse... more »
August 13, 2010 3:30 PM
A man has been arrested following a hit-and-run pedestrian fatality early this morning off Highway 22 in St. Amant. 22-year-old Brandon Patrick Ivey, St. Amant, was driving home from a local lounge when he hit 54-year-old Lauris Ackerman, Livingston Parish. Ivey was on his cell phone when he lost control... more »
August 3, 2010 6:31 AM
Louisiana State Police are investigating a deadly crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 10 westbound west of LA 415. State police say the pedestrian stepped into the path of a truck driven by Juana Zamora. The pickup struck and killed the pedestrian. Troopers do not suspect alcohol to have been... more »
June 1, 2010 1:19 PM
A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions in Utah that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions.
Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also... more »
May 28, 2010 5:21 AM
A Zachary man received a deferred two-year prison sentence for the June 2008 hit-and-run death of a St. Francisville pedestrian. Darryl Whittington will serve two years of supervised probation and pay a $1,000 fine. He pleaded no contest to hit-and-run driving after his indictment in the death of Angela Davis... more »
March 17, 2010 12:02 PM
Baton Rouge Police have identified the man who was struck and killed Wednesday morning while crossing Florida Boulevard.
Steven Fox, 50, of 2512 Cavalier Drive in Denham Springs, was hit by a 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse at 6:41 a.m. in the 12700 block of Florida near Harco Drive.
Fox... more »
March 17, 2010 7:26 AM
Police are investigating a pedestrian killed on Florida Boulevard near Marque Anne Drive.
It happened around 6:45 a.m. Wednesday. Traffic is being diverted onto the north service road of Florida. News 2 has a crew on the scene and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available. more »
March 11, 2010 2:45 AM
Port Allen police released video in the search for a hit-and-run driver who seriously injured a pedestrian February 17 on Commercial Drive.
The vehicle enters the frame from the upper-left corner of the screen, but the impact with the pedestrian is not easily seen. The model of the vehicle... more »
February 25, 2010 12:20 PM
A pedistrian was killed Wednesday in a crash on North Flannery Road in Baton Rouge. Corey Sanchez Reddicks, 28, of 12645 Delores Drive, was struck by a car traveling south on North Flannery when he ran across the road at approximately 7:40 p.m, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's... more »
February 22, 2010 8:49 AM
A 2-year-old boy died after he was struck by a truck Andras Street in Bayou L'Ourse. According to Assumption Parish deputies, Jeremy Bobbitt backed out of his driveway and drove down the street where he stopped in the road looking for his father. The boy followed his grandmother across the... more »
February 8, 2010 6:10 AM
State police are investigating a deadly crash involving a pickup and pedestrian that happened aroudn 2:30 a.m. Monday on La. Highway 699 north of Abbeville. Investigators say 28-year-old Anthony Baldridge and his brother were walking west on Highway 699 when a pickup being driven by 32-year-old Ryan Simon of Maurice... more »
November 13, 2009 11:16 AM
UPDATE: A man hit by a car while crossing North Street in Baton Rouge may have been drunk when the accident happened, according to police. Investigators say it appears 45-year-old Johnny Kelly and 4-year-old Andre Williams were hit by a 1999 Volkswagen Beetle Thursday night, and it's possible another vehicle... more »
September 27, 2009 11:28 AM
For the second night in a row, Baton Rouge Police worked a pedestrian hit around College Drive and Interstate 10.
Last night, a driver lost control of a white Ford truck, smashed into a fire hydrant and hit a pedestrian.
Friends of the victim told News 2, he... more »
September 26, 2009 6:43 PM
Update: John Artinian, 37, was killed overnight while walking in the 4900 block of Constitution Avenue. He was from Granada, California.
Police say a dark colored SUV hit him while he was walking with another man, and never stopped. The crash is still under investigation. more »
September 26, 2009 10:50 AM
A pedestrian was killed after a hit and run crash around 3 a.m. Baton Rouge Police say two men were walking in the 4900 block of Constitution Avenue. Detectives say someone driving a dark colored SUV hit one of the men and fled the scene.
Police are still looking... more »