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Police identify man killed after being hit by pickup truck in Denham Springs Saturday morning

2 months 1 week 2 days ago Saturday, September 24 2022 Sep 24, 2022 September 24, 2022 9:56 AM September 24, 2022 in News
Source: WBRZ

DENHAM SPRINGS - Police are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a pickup truck in Livingston Parish Saturday morning.

The Denham Springs Police Department said they were notified about a pedestrian-involved crash on US 190 near South Woodcrest Avenue shortly before 6:15 a.m.

Investigators said 36-year-old Thomas Rocha of Denham Springs was walking in the middle of the eastbound lane of US 190 when he was struck by a pickup truck driving in the same lane.

Rocha was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. The driver wasn't injured in the crash.

Police say the driver took a breath test and was not believed to be impaired, but toxicology samples were taken from both Rocha and the driver as part of an ongoing investigation.

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