Pedestrian killed in Vernon Parish crash
POSTED: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 1:30pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 1:34pm
VERNON PARISH, LA — A crash involving a pedestrian killed a man from Leesville during the nighttime hours of April 2.
Troopers responded to the crash around 10:00 p.m., which occurred on US Hwy 171 north of Leesville.
The crash involved a 2005 Ford F-350, driven by April C. Prince, 33, of Leesville and a pedestrian, identified as Clifford D. Zeno, 60. The Ford was southbound in the outside lane of US Hwy 171 when it struck Zeno. Zeno was walking in the southbound outside lane of travel at the time of the collision.
Prince was wearing her seatbelt and was not injured.
Zeno was wearing dark colored clothing at the time of the collision. He was pronounced dead.
Routine toxicology tests are pending. The crash remains under investigation.