Kenner Police seek white tractor trailer truck in pedestrian death

Kenner Police seek white tractor trailer truck in pedestrian death

KENNER, LA (WVUE) - The Kenner Police Department is investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed Monday night on the eastbound Interstate 10.

The accident was reported just before 8:30 p.m. in the 1800 block of I-10. Kenner Police began receiving several 911 calls reporting that a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle. When they arrived, officers found a man's body on the eastbound shoulder. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are investigating the accident as a hit and run and are looking for a white tractor trailer truck that was traveling eastbound without the trailer at the time of the accident.

Police said the victim had no identification, and they are trying to determine his identity through fingerprints and DNA. He was wearing a gray T-shirt and brown checkered shirt with tan and white tennis shoes.

Kenner Police Chief Michael Glaser urges anyone who may have witnessed the accident s fatality to call Kenner Police Traffic Investigator Jon Cryer at (504) 712-2236.

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