Pedestrian killed in late night crash

ZACHARY, LA (WAFB) - State Police say a late night crash has taken the life of a Central resident.  The crash happened on LA Hwy 67 just north of Port Hudson-Pride Road shortly after midnight.

Investigators say Britt Efferson, 24, was walking on LA Hwy 67 when he stepped into the road to flag down a vehicle. Michael Parker, 25, of Zachary was driving northbound and was unable to avoid hitting Efferson as he stepped into the roadway.

Efferson died as a result of his injuries from the crash.  Impairment on his part is suspected, toxicology samples have been submitted for analysis. Parker has not been cited for the crash, police do not believe he was impaired at the time of the accident.

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