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Pedestrian jogger dies following crash in Moss Bluff, one arrested

Breath test finds driver two times over legal limit
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Posted at 11:52 AM, Oct 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-29 12:52:16-04

A Moss Bluff man has been arrested after allegedly hitting a jogger with his vehicle on Thursday morning.

Deputies say the jogger has died from injuries he sustained in the October 29 crash near the intersection of Old Hwy 171 and Rollins Road in Moss Bluff.

According to deputies, an investigation revealed that 22-year-old George D. McKinney, Jr. was traveling southbound on Old Highway 171 at a high rate of speed. Deputies say that McKinney crossed the center line and struck a pedestrian jogger.

The jogger, identified as 30-year-old Jason D. Webb was transported to a local hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Deputies say that while speaking with McKinney they observed signs of impairment. They say that alcoholic beverages were also allegedly located in McKinney's vehicle.

McKinney was arrested and transported to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office.

Deputies say a breath intoxilyzer test found him to be two times over the legal limit.

He was booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center and charged with vehicular homicide; DWI 1st; and careless operation. His bond is still pending.

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