Pedestrian fatally struck in Welsh 18-wheeler accident

Updated: Nov. 24, 2018 at 12:10 PM CST
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WELSH, LA (KPLC) - Welsh police report that a pedestrian was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler near I-10 on Nov. 23, 2018.

Police received and responded to a call around midnight in regards to the accident. The victim, 24-year old Destin Vidrine of DeQuincy, La. was found at the scene and transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The 18-wheeler driver reportedly stopped after the accident and cooperated with officers.

Police say initial toxicology appears to show that the driver of the 18-wheeler was not impaired during the incident.

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