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State Police investigate fatal crash involving pedestrian in West Baton Rouge

2 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Monday, November 08 2021 Nov 8, 2021 November 08, 2021 8:00 PM November 08, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

UPDATE: State Police said 19-year-old Gunner Thornton of Lake Charles was hit and killed while walking along on Interstate 10 east of LA Hwy 415 around 2:20 to 3:30 a.m. Saturday. 

Read the original story below: 


LOBDELL - State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 10 east of LA Hwy 415 in West Baton Rouge Parish.  The crash claimed the life of an unidentified pedestrian.

The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as the pedestrian was in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10. While in the roadway, the pedestrian was struck by multiple vehicles.

The pedestrian sustained fatal injuries as a result of the crash and was pronounced deceased on the scene.

The crash remains under investigation and anyone with information should contact State Police.

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