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Woman, child struck and killed on Evangeline Thruway

Posted at 9:52 PM, Sep 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-19 23:56:50-04

Two people have been killed in a single-vehicle crash on the Evangeline Thruway Frontage Road Saturday night.

Lafayette Police spokesperson Sgt. Wayne Griffin confirmed that an adult female and a juvenile male, believed to be mother and son, were struck and killed while walking across the Thruway Frontage Road near Citi Trends (2000 block) around 8:45 p.m.

According to Griffin, one victim was pronounced deceased on scene and one died at a nearby hospital. The driver did stay on scene; no word if the driver was injured.

KATC has a crew en route and will update with more information when it becomes available.

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