Elderly pedestrian killed In single vehicle crash
POSTED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 11:45am
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 11:49am
Vernon Parish, La — Early yesterday morning, a crash involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian killed a man from Leesville, LA.
State Troopers responded to the crash around 8:00 a.m., which occurred on LA Hwy 121 south of LA Hwy 489.
The crash involved a 2007 Honda CRV, driven by Gloria P. Toney, 78, of Leesville. She struck a pedestrian, identified as Eddard L. Morrison, 88, who was either sitting or lying on the edge of the southbound lane.
The crash actually occurred around 5:30 a.m., but Morrison was not discovered until 8:00 a.m. and was deceased.
Toney was unaware she had struck a pedestrian and did not stop at the scene. She was later located. Toney was wearing her seatbelt and was not injured.
Routine toxicology tests are pending. Possible charges are pending which will be based on the outcome of the investigation.