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Pedestrian struck and killed while walking along Belle Chasse Highway

(Source: Louisiana State Police) (Source: Louisiana State Police)
GRETNA, LA (WVUE) -

A 69-year-old woman was struck and killed Sunday night as she walked along Belle Chasse Highway, Louisiana State Police report.

Gladys Lugo of Terrytown was walking across the northbound lanes when she was hit by a van driven by Patrick Guillory, 60, of Eunice.

She was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police say that speed and intoxication were not factors in the accident. Guillory took a breath test at the scene and no alcohol was detected.

Toxicology test results on Lugo are pending an autopsy.

There were no other injuries reported. The accident remains under investigation.

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