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Pedestrian crash in Vermilion Parish

Perry – Shortly before 4:30 a.m. on July 10, 2020, a crash occurred involving a pedestrian on LA Hwy 82 near Lucie St in Vermilion Parish.

A pedestrian was standing in center of LA 82, just north of the Perry Bridge, when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. After striking the pedestrian, the unknown vehicle continued on and fled the scene. 

The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Impairment is unknown and standard toxicology tests are pending. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to call State Police at (337) 262-5880.