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Deputies searching for vehicle in deadly hit and run

ALBANY, LA (WAFB) -

Deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office need the public's help in locating a vehicle that hit and killed a man in Albany early Sunday morning.

Officials were called to the 31000 block of N. Cafe Line Road just after 3 a.m. after receiving reports of a body in the roadway.

When deputies arrived, they found 27-year-old Cleveland Mareal Barnes, Jr. of Tickfaw, La. in the roadway. The coroner was called and Barnes was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies believe Barnes was run over by a vehicle and the vehicle left the scene. Officials say there is no description of a vehicle or a suspect.

If you have any information related to this case, you are urged to call the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-686-2241 or call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-STOP (7867).

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