Tickfaw man killed in Tangipahoa accident - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

Tickfaw man killed in Tangipahoa accident

Updated:

PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) - A pedestrian was killed in a late-night accident in Tangipahoa Parish. 

Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards said in a news release that the accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. The victim was identified as 52-year-old Rocco Van Berge of Tickfaw. 

The victim was standing in the southbound lane of a Tangipahoa road when he was struck by a car.

The Tangipahoa Parish Coroner's Office pronounced him dead at the scene.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 8 WVUE-TV
Louisiana Media Company, LLC.
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125

General Number: (504) 486-6161
News Tips: (504) 483-1503
News Room Fax: (504) 483-1543

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVUE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.