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Pedestrian identified in fatal crash on South College in Lafayette

Posted at 10:28 AM, Oct 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-26 11:43:10-04

The Lafayette Police department has released the name of the person who was struck on South College Road Thursday night in Lafayette.

Police say 46-year-old Clement A. Fruge Jr. was struck in the 1000 block of S. College Road after he entered the roadway for unknown reasons. Fruge was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Lafayette Pedestrian crash on South College / KATC

Impairment, according to police, is not a factor for the driver in the incident. No citations were issued.

The incident is currently under investigation by the Lafayette Police Department’s Traffic Division.