Man arrested for fatal hit and run in St. Tammany, LSP says

Published: Mar. 19, 2023 at 11:38 PM CDT
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ST. TAMMANY PARISH, La. (WVUE) - Louisiana State Police arrested a man accused of a fatal hit and run that took the life of 27-year-old Cordarrell Rudolph in St. Tammany Parish Sunday morning (March 19).

Police say the crash happened shortly after 2:30 a.m., Rudolph was wearing dark clothing and walking eastbound on the roadway on I-10. At the same time, a 2021 Kia K5 was eastbound on Interstate 10 when he was struck by the vehicle.

The Kia fled the scene and was later identified by Troopers as 24-year-old Anthawan Riley Jr. of Suffolk, Virginia.

Rudolph died at the scene. Neither Riley Jr. nor the two passengers sustained injuries as a result of the crash.

Riley Jr. was arrested and booked for a hit-and-run felony at St. Tammany Parish Jail.

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