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Pedestrian dies after getting hit by car on Thanksgiving

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police said a man died after getting hit by a car Thursday evening.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported it happened on Airline Highway just south of Prescott Road just after 6 p.m.

Cpl. L’Jean McKneely Jr. said a 57-year-old man was hit by a car when he stepped into a travel lane. He added the man died at the scene.

The victim’s name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

The driver was not ticketed.

The crash is still being investigated.

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