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Update: State police identify pedestrian killed in morning crash

State police investigate head-on collision
Posted at 6:16 AM, May 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-18 16:24:51-04

DUSON, L.a. — UPDATE: State Police have identified the pedestrian who died in a crash early this morning as Tracie J. Trosclair, 33, of Scott.

The crash happened Wednesday morning near the intersection of the 6900 block of Cameron Street and Andres Road heading toward Scott.

Troop I public information officer Thomas Gossen said the crash happened around 2:50 am and killed the pedestrian who is reported to have been bent over in the roadway facing east.

State Police say that while the woman was in the roadway, a pickup was traveling east on US 90 a pickup struck the woman near the centerline. She was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office.

Impairment on her part is unknown, but a standard toxicology sample was taken for analysis.

The driver of the pickup was not suspected as being impaired at the time of the crash but voluntarily submitted a blood sample for analysis. The driver suffered only minor injuries.

This crash remains under investigation.

Deputies told KATC that the section of Cameron Street was blocked for about two hours while the scene was active.

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