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Deputies search for truck involved in hit-and-run crash

Fire hydrant and telephone box damaged
Posted: 4:08 PM, Sep 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-10 17:08:41-04
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LAKE CHARLES — Deputies in Calcasieu Parish are searching for a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash in Lake Charles

The sheriff's office says it is investigating that crash which occurred on Monday, September 2 at approximately 12:20 a.m. An investigation revealed that a truck traveling southbound on Leah Drive in Lake Charles exited the roadway at the dead end and struck a fire hydrant and telephone box.

The suspect, believed to be a male, was driving a light colored Chevrolet Avalanche. The truck is missing a piece of the front grill and will have damage to the front end, according to deputies.

CPSO is asking anyone who can identify the truck seen in these photographs, or anyone with information about this case, to contact Sr. Cpl. Casey Steech at 491-3846. Please reference case #19-0111558 if leaving a message.