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Troopers: Pedestrian killed after running into truck's path

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CALCASIEU PARISH -

A Kinder man is dead after troopers say he darted into the path of a pick-up truck.

State police say it happened just west of Iowa late Wednesday night.

According to troopers, Patrick Godeaux, Jr., 29,  was kneeling in westbound lane of I-10.  The truck's driver noticed Godeaux and swerved into another lane to avoid a hitting Godeaux.  Troopers say Godeaux then ran into the path of the truck and was hit.

Godeaux was pronounced dead on the scene by the Calcasieu Parish Coroner's Office.  The driver of the truck was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.  

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