Police identify man hit and killed by SUV on Florida Boulevard, no charges filed

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - An elderly man died after getting hit by a sports utility vehicle Thursday night, according to officials.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Dwight Fox, 71.

Investigators reported he tried to cross Florida Boulevard near Wooddale Boulevard around 8:15 p.m. and was hit by a 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sgt. L'Jean Mckneely Jr. said the driver was not cited in the crash.

He added the investigation is ongoing.

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