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Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Opelousas in stable condition

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Posted at 7:55 PM, Jan 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-01 21:48:48-05

UPDATE: Major Mark Guidry tells KATC that the pedestrian struck by a vehicle Friday night while crossing a highway is now in stable condition and is recovering.

ORIGINAL STORY: Opelousas Police are investigating a pedestrian crash in the 1100 block of N. Main St.

According to OPD Spokesman Major Mark Guidry, a 59-year-old pedestrian was hit Friday night while crossing the highway. The victim is being transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Police believe impairment on the part of the pedestrian may have played a role in the incident, but chemical test results are pending.

There have been no charges at this time.

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