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Houma man struck and killed in traffic accident

HOUMA, LA (WVUE) - A Houma man was killed early Wednesday morning when he was struck by a vehicle, according to Louisiana State Police.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. on LA 316 in Lafourche Parish. 

State Police say 29-year-old Tyler Authement was walking along the highway when he was struck.

The investigation revealed that a 2008 GMC Sierra was traveling south on LA 316, around Capri Court. 

The Sierra was being driven by 36-year-old Shelley Guffey of Houma . 

Guffey, who was wearing her seat belt, was not injured in the crash. Authement was pronounced dead on the scene by the Lafourche Parish Coroner's Office.Impairment is unknown at this time and toxicology tests are pending for Authement. 

Guffey submitted to a breath test and was cleared of any alcohol involvement. Charges have not been filled at this time, and this crash remains under investigation.

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