Posted: Jan 17, 2013 6:30 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
Updated: Jan 17, 2013 6:31 AM
St. Landry investigators have identified 32 year old Carlos Weston of Opelousas as the fatality in the vehicle crash on I-49 northbound. Weston was hit on I-49 just before 3 Thursday morning. Weston was attempting to cross I-49 from the east service road just before exit 18 in Opelousas. The victim, Weston, was not visible to any on coming traffic on account of wearing dark clothing.
The St. Landry Parish Coroner's Office responded to the scene and pronounced the Weston as deceased. Contact has been made with the family of Carlos Weston. Investigation is still pending to determine why the pedestrian was attempting to cross the Interstate.