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Police: Pedestrian hit and killed by 18-wheeler on I-12 East near Airline

I-12 at Airline (Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development) I-12 at Airline (Source: Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police said a pedestrian was killed after getting hit by an 18-wheeler on I-12 Thursday morning.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported it happened on I-12 East past Airline Highway around 10:45 a.m. 

Police say the victim is a 34-year-old man and he died at the scene of the crash.The name of the victim was not released, but officials now say the man committed suicide.

The driver of the 18-wheeler will not be charged.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact Traffic Homicide Investigators at 225-389-7819.

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