Pedestrian hit and killed on Gardere Lane

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A 48-year-old man is dead after getting hit by a vehicle while walking along a highway Friday morning, according to officials.

Louisiana State Police reported it happened on Gardere Lane near LA 30 at roughly 6 a.m. The crash took the life of Jose Tista-Roman of Baton Rouge.

According to investigators, the Tista-Roman was attempting to walk across LA 327 when he was hit by a man driving a pickup truck.

Tista-Roman was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was not impaired, investigators say.

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