Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Lafayette

Lafayette, LA – Lafayette Police are on the scene of a major vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. The crash occurred in the 2000 block of NW Evangeline Thruway on the frontage road around 6:26 p.m.


Preliminary investigation showed that a male pedestrian was crossing the roadway, when he was struck by a vehicle. As a result of his injuries sustained from the crash the male was pronounced dead on scene.


The Lafayette Police Department Traffic Division is on scene handling the investigation.