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  • Pedestrian struck by deputy's vehicle in Plaquemine

    July 23, 2016 10:54 PM

    CORRECTION: A previous version of the story said the incident happened near a Burger King in Plaquemine. Stassi corrected the location to Mike's Club Sunday afternoon. PLAQUEMINE – A woman was struck by an Iberville Sheriff’s vehicle and is in stable condition Sunday afternoon, according to Iberville Parish Sheriff’s... more »
  • Troopers arrest suspect in hit-and-run crash that killed pedestrian

    June 20, 2016 4:14 PM

    GRAY - Troopers say they’ve made an arrest in connection with a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian dead last Friday night. Through help from the public and other investigative methods, State Police said they were able to develop 52-year-old Darrell Barlow as a suspect in the wreck that... more »
  • State police seek suspect in fatal hit-and-run in Terrebonne

    June 18, 2016 3:25 PM

    HOUMA - State police are searching for a suspect after a hit-and-run accident left a pedestrian dead in Terrebonne Parish. A state police news release says 22-year-old William Boyne of Patterson was killed in the Friday night accident on Louisiana Highway 56, south of the Chauvin Bridge. Investigators believe Boyne... more »
  • Pedestrian struck and killed by motorcycle on Burbank Drive

    May 23, 2016 6:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A fatal car crash took the life of a pedestrian on Burbank Drive over the weekend. The crash happened on Sunday, May 22 around 9 p.m. on Burbank Drive at the intersection on Gardere Lane. The crash took the life of 53-year-old Karen Tullier of Baton Rouge. The... more »
  • Pedestrian killed in early morning LA 16 crash

    April 29, 2016 10:10 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - State Police have reported that a man died after he was hit by a pickup truck near Denham Springs in Livingston Parish early Friday morning. Troopers say the single-vehicle crash took the life of 46-year-old Jason Taylor, of Greenwell Springs. The crash happened on LA 16... more »
  • Exclusive: 71-year-old hit by driver who was shot talks about surviving crash Play Video

    April 5, 2016 8:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Shortly after being released from a hospital Tuesday, a 71-year-old woman recalled the overnight ordeal where she was hit by a car after the driver was shot. Elouise Nelson was hit after police said the driver of the car that hit her lost control on Dayton... more »
  • Gunshot victim, pedestrian hurt in bizarre chain of events Monday night

    April 4, 2016 10:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people were transported to the hospital Monday night in Baton Rouge following an unusual series of events. According to BRPD, a man stopped to let a passenger out of his car when the passenger shot him in the shoulder blade-area of his back. The driver... more »
  • Lafayette deputy strikes, kills pedestrian with vehicle

    April 3, 2016 9:08 PM

    LAFAYETTE - State police are investigating a fatal crash in which a Lafayette Parish sheriff's patrol car hit and killed a man who was standing in a road late at night. Master Trooper Brooks David said Saturday that the crash killed 34-year-old Grant Hamilton of Lafayette. He says Hamilton was... more »
  • Police identify pedestrian killed trying to cross Airline Hwy Tuesday night

    February 16, 2016 8:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police have identified a pedestrian who was killed Tuesday night as she attempted to cross Airline Highway north of Florida Boulevard. 43-year-old Melissa Arlt, of Angie, Louisiana, was pronounced dead at the scene by the EBR coroner at around 7 p.m. in the 8300... more »
  • Pedestrian hit by car, killed in Ascension parish

    February 15, 2016 8:37 PM

    GONZALES - State Police say a pedestrian was killed in Ascension Parish Monday when he walked into the path of a moving car Monday afternoon. According to troopers, Brad Nickens, 34, was walking across LA-934 near LA-44 when he was hit by a vehicle driven by a 20-year-old driver.... more »
  • Train hits, kills Slidell teen walking to school

    January 20, 2016 5:31 PM

    SLIDELL - Slidell Police are concluding their investigation into a train incident that took the life of a teenager from Slidell on Wednesday morning, calling the event a “tragic accident.” 16-year-old James Pulsifer, of Slidell, was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office. ... more »
  • Man crossing Airline Highway hit and killed by car

    November 27, 2015 1:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 57-year-old man died on Thanksgiving evening after trying to cross Airline Highway in Baton Rouge on foot. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said the man was hit by a car around 6:08 p.m. in the 7100 block of Airline Highway. McKneely said the man... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed while crossing the street

    November 15, 2015 1:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are investigating another fatal accident after a pedestrian was struck when trying to cross the street Saturday morning. Police said Ivory Robinson ,25, died after being struck by a vehicle traveling eastbound on Florida Blvd. It happened in the 8200 block of Florida... more »
  • Passenger hit, dies after getting out of car to check tow straps

    October 26, 2015 9:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man from Port Allen died Monday morning when he got out of the car he was riding in to check on the straps used to tow a car behind him. State Police said Delvonte Wiley, 22, and Timothy Bird, 53, were towing an SUV with a... more »
  • BRPD investigating early morning crash that killed pedestrian

    September 18, 2015 4:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a early Friday morning crash that killed a pedestrian. Baton Rouge Police said the wreck happened at around 3:50 a.m. Friday in the 7100 block of Airline Hwy when a male pedestrian was struck by a vehicle. The man was taken to... more »
  • Pedestrian killed in crash on LA 1 near Plaquemine

    June 30, 2015 10:59 AM

    PLAQUEMINE - State Police are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian dead on LA 1 north of LA 992-3 near Plaquemine early Tuesday morning. 66-year-old Gene Ellis, of Plaquemine, was killed as he attempted to cross LA 1 from the east side of the roadway. 31-year-old Jeremy Gulotta,... more »
  • Vehicle sought in deadly hit-and-run

    May 18, 2015 2:01 PM

    WALKER - Police identified a woman hit by two vehicles and killed while trying to cross Florida Boulevard in Baton Rouge this weekend, and said they're searching for one of the vehicles which fled the scene. Baton Rouge Police said 39-year-old Jannie Doiga died at the scene of the... more »
  • Pedestrian killed in Baton Rouge under investigation

    May 17, 2015 2:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say a 39-year-old woman was killed when she was hit by a vehicle Saturday night. Police say she was hit on Florida Boulevard near Lobdell and died at the scene. Information about the crash is limited at this time. Officials say the... more »
  • State Police: Picayune pedestrian killed on I-59

    April 18, 2015 2:03 PM

    PEARL RIVER, La. - State police are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian Saturday morning. The crash claimed the life of 19-year-old Andrew Flores of Picayune, Mississippi after he was hit by a truck on Interstate 59 near Pearl River around 6:30 a.m. According to troopers, 27-year-old... more »
  • LSP: Person hit, killed while pushing shopping cart across road

    April 10, 2015 10:21 AM

    GONZALES - Louisiana State Police said they're looking into the death of a man who was hit by a vehicle and killed while crossing an Ascension Parish highway. Troopers said the man was pushing a shopping cart across Airline Highway south of LA 74 around 8 p.m. Thursday when... more »
  • Child hit by car in Baton Rouge

    February 21, 2015 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 6-year-old was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a car Saturday evening. It happened on 1700 Victoria Dr. and Melon Ct. around 3 p.m. Emergency responders say the child was transported to Our Lady of the Lake with broken... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed by suspected drunk driver

    February 14, 2015 11:09 AM

    CHAUVIN - According to Louisiana State Police, a Montegut man was killed when he was hit by a car while walking on the side of LA 58 in Terrebonne Parish. Troopers say Shane Authement, 28, was pronounced dead after he was hit by Ernie Driskill, 53, who was driving... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Delivery driver talks about seeing man under train Play Video

    January 30, 2015 1:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a man who was likely drunk fell asleep on train tracks near Tigerland and was hit by a train Friday morning. A Baton Rouge Police spokesperson said the 20-year-old man was hit around 2:15 a.m. He suffered serious foot injuries as a result. ... more »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed Sunday night

    December 29, 2014 8:04 AM

    YOUNGSVILLE - State police say a Youngsville man was attempting to walk across U.S. Highway 90 in St. Martin Parish when he was hit by a small SUV. Master Trooper Brooks David says 48-year-old Brian Bearden was taken to a nearby hospital and pronounced death Sunday night. David said the... more »
  • Police identify woman who died after being hit by car

    December 16, 2014 3:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released the identity of a woman who was hit and killed by a car late Monday night. Maria Cunningham, 35, was walking in the middle of 72nd Avenue just before midnight when she was hit by Honda Accord being driven by an unidentified 23 year... more »
  • Car jumps curb, injuring 7

    December 11, 2014 2:15 AM

    NEW YORK - Police say a car jumped a curb in the Herald Square shopping district in midtown Manhattan, injuring seven people, including five pedestrians. It happened at about 10 p.m. Wednesday on West 34th Street between Fifth and Sixth avenues. Authorities say the 34-year-old female driver and her male... more »
  • River Road work to make downtown pedestrian friendly Play Video

    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 »
  • Child playing on tracks struck, killed by train

    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 »
  • Pedestrian hit, killed Thursday morning

    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 »
  • Pedestrian hit by truck dies from injuries

    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 »
  • EBRSO ID pedestrian hit, killed on Hoo Shoo Too

    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 »
  • Child hit by Caddo school bus dies

    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 »
  • Police identify person killed by car

    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 »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed while walking on I-55

    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 »
  • Police identify women hit by vehicle, seriously injured

    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 »
  • Two women hit by vehicle, seriously injured Tuesday night

    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 »
  • Pedestrian hit on Brightside dies

    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 »
  • Pedestrian hit in Walker critical

    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 »
  • Pedestrian critically injured in Walker

    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 »
  • Name of pedestrian killed in Walker released

    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 »
  • Authorities trying to ID woman hit, killed on highway

    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 »
  • Pedestrian killed in Bossier Parish

    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 »
  • Driver arrested in hit-and-run fatal crash

    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 »
  • Hit and run kills pedestrian on Old Hammond Highway

    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 »
  • 24-year-old pedestrian killed in Zachary

    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 »
  • Pedestrian struck, killed in Livingston Parish

    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 »
  • LSP: Man killed after walking in front of car

    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 »
  • Teen dies in overnight hit-and-run crash

    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 »
  • Ville Platte, ACLU agree on dropping curfew suit

    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 »
  • Troopers: person killed after walking into traffic

    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 »
  • One dead in car vs. pedestrian wreck

    January 3, 2013 7:29 PM

    ***THIS STORY HAS BEEN UPDATED, CLICK HERE 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 »

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