Pedestrian killed during weekend accident

Pedestrian killed during weekend accident
Monday, February 6, 2012 - 1:28pm

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that JC Veasley, Jr. of East Brookstown Road in Baton Rouge was killed on Friday, Feb. 3 during a traffic accident.

BRPD responded to the call of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle on Greenwell Springs Road. It happened just after 9:00 p.m. on Friday. When they arrived they found Veasley, 56, lying in the roadway.

Officials say Veasley was attempting to run across the road and went directly in the path of a Dodge Ram. The driver of the truck was not arrested or ticketed. However, the incident is still under investigation.

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