Raceland man killed crossing LA-1 in Lafourche Parish

RACELAND, LA (WVUE) - A Raceland man was killed trying to cross LA 1 last night.

Police say that around 10 p.m. on July 19, 29-year-old David Bergeron and two friends were standing on the west side of LA 1 near Hospital Drive when, for an unknown reason, Bergeron attempted to cross the street and walked directly into the path of a pickup truck where he was struck and killed.

Bergeron was pronounced dead on the scene by the Lafourche Parish Coroners Office.

The driver of the pickup truck, 51-year-old Bill Duet, submitted to a breath test and was cleared of any alcohol impairment. Toxicology tests are pending for Bergeron.

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