Florida Blvd. open in Walker after fatal pedestrian crash - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Florida Blvd. open in Walker after fatal pedestrian crash

WALKER, LA (WAFB) -

Officials with the Walker Police Department are investigating a fatal pedestrian crash at the intersection of Florida Blvd. and North Corbin Road. Florida Blvd. was closed for three hours Friday evening.

It happened around 7:40 p.m. Officials say the driver of an 18-wheeler pulled over to the side of the road, got out of the truck and crossed the road, according to Walker Police.

While crossing the roadway, the driver of the semi-truck was hit by a pickup truck.

The identity of the driver has not been released, pending notification of next of kin. 

The roadway was reopened just before 10:40 p.m.

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