Pedestrian struck in a fatal one-vehicle crash

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Posted at 1:53 PM, Aug 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-13 14:53:53-04

LAFAYETTE, LA- LPD was on the scene last night around 8:31 p.m. investigating a major vehicle crash that involved a pedestrian.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Ambassador Caffery and Bonin Road. The victim, Dwayne Higdon,57, of Lafayette was struck by a passing vehicle while trying to remove an injured cat from the roadway.

Higdon was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.