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Man crossing Airline Highway hit and killed by car

8 years 1 week 1 day ago Friday, November 27 2015 Nov 27, 2015 November 27, 2015 12:42 PM November 27, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

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 died at the scene. The driver of the car was not under the influence, according to investigators.

Police said the man's name is being withheld until his family is notified.

The wreck is still under investigation. If anyone has additional information about what happened, call Baton Rouge Police at (225) 389-7819.

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