Man, 39, killed in Plaquemines Parish hit-and-run

A 39-year-old man is dead following a hit-and-run in Plaquemines Parish.

Officers say that Michael Czolowski, 39, was killed early Friday morning.

The incident happened around 4 a.m. on LA 11, east of Buccaran Road and north of the Empire Bridge.

Police say that Czolowski was walking southbound on LA 11 when he was struck by a vehicle. Officers say the vehicle fled the scene.

Police believe that Czolowski was impaired at the time of the accident.

Vehicle information is unknown at this time. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact police at (504) 471-2775 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.

Copyright 2014 WVUE. All rights reserved.