Slidell man dies after crash on Interstate 10

Slidell man dies after crash on Interstate 10

Slidell, La (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police Troop L are investigating a fatal accident on  Interstate 10 at Gause Blvd.

Slidell resident 51-year-old Jay C. Ouder was hit and killed Tuesday, January 19, 2016 outside his vehicle crossing the eastbound lanes on the bridge.

Around 7:30 p.m,  Ouder left rear tire and rim fell off his 2007 Jeep Wrangler. The man exited his car to search for the wheel; as he attempted to return he was struck. 51-year-old Donald K. Kirkland was driving the 2010 Mercedes-Benz 350 that hit Ouder.

The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. Blood samples were taken at the scene from Ouder. Kirkland passed a voluntary breath sample for alcohol. The accident is under investigation.

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