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Identity of pedestrian killed in St. Martin Parish crash released

Posted at 2:50 PM, Mar 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-29 15:57:42-04

State Police Troop I have identified the pedestrian that was killed Thursday night on LA Hwy 347 in St. Martin Parish.

Troopers say the pedestrian, identified as 52-year-old Adrian John of St. Martinville, was walking in the Southbound lane of LA Hwy 347 near Colonel Jeff de Blanc Parkway around 10:30 pm when he were struck and killed.

John was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Martin Parish Coroner’s Office.

Troopers say the driver of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian was not impaired and did not sustain any injuries.

John was wearing dark clothing, according to troopers.

The crash remains under investigation.