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Pedestrian killed in Wednesday morning crash at Atkinson and Florida Streets

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BATON ROUGE - A man was killed while trying to cross Florida Boulevard on foot early Wednesday morning.

The crash happened around 6:15 a.m. on Florida Boulevard near Atkinson Street. 

The EBR Coroner's Office identified the man killed as 29-year-old Andrew Fortune. Police said he and another person were attempting to cross the street when Fortune was struck by a pick-up truck. 

No other injuries were reported. 

The crash remains under investigation. 

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