LSP asking for public’s help locating vehicle involved in hit and run

LSP asking for public’s help locating vehicle involved in hit and run

ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police are asking for the public's help locating a vehicle involved in a hit and run Saturday morning in St. John the Baptist Parish.

Just after 7 a.m. Saturday morning, State Troopers were called to the scene of a hit and run involving a pedestrian. When they arrived, they found 55-year-old Danny Simoneaux of Laplace dead at the scene.

According to investigators, it appears Simoneaux was walking in or near the westbound lane of LA 628 during the night and was struck by a vehicle.

State Police believe Simoneaux was struck by a 1999-2002 Chevrolet Silverado, a 2000-2006 Chevrolet Tahoe or a 2000-2007 Chevrolet Suburban. The truck or SUV will have damage to its right headlight, right bumper area and hood.

The crash remains under investigation.

If anyone has any information about this crash, they are asked to contact Louisiana State Police Troop B at (504) 471-2775.

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