POSTED: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 5:45pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 5:49pm
ST. TAMMANY PARISH, LA (NBC33) — Troopers are searching for a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian earlier this afternoon.
The Louisiana State Police reports that the victim’s body was discovered at roughly 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18. A passing motorist saw a male lying in the grass along the westbound lanes of I-10 approximately 3 miles from the Louisiana/Mississippi state line.
Troopers believe the crash happened about an hour prior to the discovery. They believe he was walking on the right fog line when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.
The victim has not yet been identified.
If you know anything regarding this crash and the possible identity of the hit-and-run driver, call (985) 893-6250.