Pedestrian dies in crash on I-49 service road
POSTED: Monday, March 25, 2013 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, March 25, 2013 - 6:04pm
Sunset, La — On Sunday morning, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on I-49 service road at Roxanne Road north of Sunset.
According to investigating troopers, at 6:12 a.m., Guilliam Leger, 59, of Opelousas, was driving a 1990 Dodge passenger car south on I-49 service road approaching Roxanne Road.
A pedestrian, Jerome Woodley, 28, of Opelousas was walking south in the lane of travel. For reasons still under investigation, the pedestrian was struck from behind by Leger’s vehicle.
He was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Landry Parish Coroner. Leger, who was restrained, was not injured in the crash.