BRPD investigating I-12 accident that killed pedestrian

Baton Rouge detectives are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on I-12 East between Sherwood Forest and Millerville at around 10:40 p.m. Thursday night between a pickup truck and a pedestrian.

Detectives believe the pedestrian ran to the middle lane of travel and stopped. The 35-year-old pedestrian died at the scene, according to officials. A driver said the man ran into the road and stopped in the middle of his lane.

The pedestrian’s name will be released after the family is notified.

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