Gonzales man struck, killed by pickup

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Associated Press

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 10:39 AM

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.

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