Troopers ask public’s help with deadly pedestrian hit & run

An unidentified pedestrian was killed shortly after 2 am on Nov. 2nd in Tangipahoa Parish.

Louisiana State Police Troopers responded to the fatal hit and run crash involving the pedestrian on LA Hwy 1040 near Pumpkin Center Rd.

The preliminary investigation revealed the pedestrian was walking west on LA Hwy 1040 overnight on Wednesday. The area was dark and had no streetlights. As the pedestrian was walking westbound, he was hit by an unknown vehicle traveling west. The vehicle left the scene after the crash.

The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.

As of this release, troopers do not have a description of the suspect hit and run vehicle.

Troopers are asking the public to contact Louisiana State Police Troop L at (985-893-6250) if they have any information pertaining to this crash.

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