LSP searching for vehicle involved in Laplace hit and run

LSP searching for vehicle involved in Laplace hit and run

LAPLACE, LA (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police are asking for the public's help identifying a vehicle involved in the hit and run death of a pedestrian in Laplace.

The crash happened at 6 p.m. Saturday on Airline Highway near Cambridge Drive.

According to investigators, 32-year-old Eugene Webber III was walking across the left northbound lane of Airline Hwy. when he was struck by an unknown vehicle. Webber was pronounced dead at the scene.

State Police do not know if speed or impairment played a part in the crash. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

If anyone has any information about the crash, the vehicle or the driver they are asked to contact Louisiana State Police Troop B at (504) 471-2775.

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