PLAQUEMINE, LA (WAFB) - A 60-year-old man died after he was struck by a vehicle while he was walking on a busy roadway in Iberville Parish.
According to the Louisiana State Police, the crash happened at roughly 9 a.m. on LA 1 just south of LA 75 in Plaquemine.
The pedestrian, Lionel Asberry, was taken to hospital after he was hit by a truck that was traveling in the southbound lane.
Investigators say Asberry ran into the path of the truck.
Asberry later died as a result of his injuries.
The driver of the truck was properly restrained and was uninjured. Investigators do not suspect impairment to be a factor, but a blood sample was taken from both the driver and Asberry.
The crash remains under investigation.