Slidell pedestrian killed on Interstate 10

SLIDELL, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian walking along the eastbound lanes of Interstate 10 in St. Tammany Parish.

The crash took place Thursday night near the end of the I-10 eastbound onramp from La. Highway 433.

Troopers say 55-year-old Henry Simmons Jr. of Slidell was struck by a pickup. Simmons was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner's Office.

Trooper Nick Manale says Simmons was wearing dark colored clothing at the time of the crash.

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