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One person killed in crash on LA 70 West early Thursday morning

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ASCENSION PARISH - A man died in a crash  early Thursday morning after he walked into the path of a vehicle on LA 70.

Louisiana State Police said the wreck was reported shortly after 5 a.m. at the intersection of 3120, just west of the Sunshine bridge. Investigators believe the driver was traveling westbound on LA 70 when a pedestrian walked in front of the vehicle.

An Airmed helicopter was called to the scene but did not land after learning that the pedestrian, 66-year-old Marsden Geason, had passed away.

The driver of the vehicle that hit Geason was uninjured. 


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