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Man dies in hospital after being struck by car on Airline Highway overnight

9 months 4 days 8 hours ago Thursday, August 17 2023 Aug 17, 2023 August 17, 2023 9:20 AM August 17, 2023 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: Police say the victim, Balvant Patel, has died in the hospital. Investigators believe he was crossing the highway when a car struck him Wednesday night.

This is a breaking update. Read the original story below.


BATON ROUGE - A pedestrian was taken to a hospital in critical condition Wednesday night after they were hit by a car along Airline Highway. 

Authorities said the crash happened around 9:15 p.m. near the corner of Airline and Gwenadele Avenue. 

No more information about the pedestrian's condition or the specifics of the crash were released. 

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