Victim in Jefferson Parish hit and run crash dies

Victim in Jefferson Parish hit and run crash dies

JEFFERSON PARISH, LA (WVUE) - A man who was struck by a vehicle in a hit and run crash in Jefferson Parish Wednesday night has died.

Louisiana State Police say 25-year-old Gordon Poydras passed away from his injuries at University Medical Center.

According to investigators, Poydras was walking in or near the right lane of the collector road on I-10 east at Causeway Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle then fled the scene.

State Police are searching for a 2012-2015 white Toyota Camary. The vehicle should have significant damage to the front bumper, headlight, fog light and right wheel well.

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

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