Posted: Oct 7, 2012 5:58 PM by Erin Steuber
At around 3 this morning, a pedestrian was struck by an oncoming car while attempting to walk across I-49. It happened just south of mile marker 18. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Opelousas Police say the victim was crossing the highway to get back to his hotel. The incident is still under investigation, however police confirm the victim is a man who is not from the area.