GONZALES, La. (AP) — State police are investigating the death of a 21-year-old Gonzales man who was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking on La. Highway 935 in Ascension Parish.
Trooper Jared Sandifer says Lawrence Rowell was pronounced dead by the Ascension Parish Coroner's Office after he was struck by a pickup driven by 34-year-old Dustin Villere, of St. Amant, around 4 a.m. Sunday.
Sandifer says Roswell was likely walking in the westbound lane of La. 935 when the accident occurred.