Man struck, killed by car after attempting to steal vehicle
POSTED: Friday, November 30, 2012 - 10:09pm
UPDATED: Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 3:14pm
Baton Rouge, LA (NBC33) — A man was struck and killed Friday night on Burbank Ave.
It happened just after 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of Burbank and Elvin Drive.
According to the Louisiana State Police, the man caused a disturbance inside The Cracker Barrel Convenience Store. Witnesses told troopers that when he left, he attempted to steal a car in the parking lot, ran into the street and proceeded to lie down.
He was then struck by three vehicles.
Officials have not released the man's name. LSP says no citations have been issued at this time and the incident was not a hit-and-run.
Parts of the southbound side of Burbank remained closed late Friday evening.