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One pedestrian killed in vehicle crash near Rayne

ACADIA PARISH, LA (EVEN NEWS) – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Acadia Parish on Tuesday evening.

The crash occurred around 9:00pm on US Hwy 90, just a few miles west outside of the city limits of Rayne, in Acadia Parish on June 6.

Amanda Soileaux, 42, was the pedestrian that died in the crash. Soileaux was walking west in the eastbound lane of US 90 when she was struck by an eastbound 2016 Toyota Corolla.

She was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Acadia Parish Coroner’s Office. Impairment on the part of Soileaux is unknown, but a standard toxicology sample was taken for analysis.  

The driver of the Corolla was not suspected of being impaired and submitted a voluntary breath sample which showed no alcohol detected. The driver was properly restrained and suffered no injuries. This crash remains under investigation. 


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