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Part of Airline Hwy. blocked after pedestrian struck, killed

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BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews were called to a crash on Airline Highway involving a pedestrian.

The incident was reported before 6:30 a.m. Friday near Victoria Drive. Police said Falon Raynard, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene. A BRPD spokesperson said Raynard was trying to cross the roadway when she was struck by a pickup truck.

Part of Airline Highway was closed after the crash. Around 8:20 a.m., crews had the roadway back open. 

The crash remains under investigation.


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