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State police: pedestrian killed while across Louisiana Highway 1 in Raceland


RACELAND, Louisiana — State police say a pedestrian died while walking across Louisiana Highway 1 in Raceland.

Trooper Evan Harrell says 29-year-old David Bergeron, of Raceland, was killed Saturday night when he walked directly into the path of a pickup driven by 51-year-old Billy Duet, also of Raceland.

Harrell says Bergeron was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by the Lafourche Parish Coroner's office.

The crash remains under investigation.

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