Pedestrian killed by car while crossing Veterans Tuesday night

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Posted on October 17, 2012 at 6:04 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 17 at 8:45 AM

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METAIRIE, La. – On Tuesday night, a man crossing Veterans Boulevard in an area not designated as a crosswalk was hit by a car and killed, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Around 10:10 p.m., deputies responded to the scene at the intersection of Veterans Boulevard and Focis Street.

A 2008 Lexus traveling westbound hit the man, who is believed to be in his mid to late 40s, JPSO said.

The driver did not see the pedestrian and he was pronounced dead on the scene, deputies said.

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