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Pedestrian killed after being struck by three vehicles on LA 1 identified

4 years 3 months 4 weeks ago Friday, August 02 2019 Aug 2, 2019 August 02, 2019 9:16 PM August 02, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

PLAQUEMINE - Authorities say that a pedestrian was struck and killed by three vehicles, including an RV, on LA 1 late Friday night.

The incident happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday on LA 1 near NAPA Auto Parts. 

According to State Police and the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old Dusty Rineheart of Plaquemine was walking across the southbound lanes of LA Hwy 1 when a struck by a 2000 Buick Regal. He was subsequently run over by a 2019 Kia Optima and a 2017 Allegro Motorhome. 

Rineheart was pronounced dead at the scene by the Iberville Parish Coroner's Office.

Police say that impairment is suspected on the part of Rineheart and a toxicology sample was taken for further analysis. All other parties involved submitted to a chemical breath test and showed no signs of impairment.

The crash remains under investigation.

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