State Police searching for vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run in LaPlace


LAPLACE- Louisiana State Troopers are searching for a truck that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run on Saturday in LaPlace

The crash killed 32-year-old Eugene Webber III. Webber was walking across the left lane of US 61 north near Jaubert Lane when he was struck by a vehicle. 

Louisiana State Police describe the vehicle involved as a 1988-2000 model GMC/Chevrolet pick-up truck. The truck could be a Sierra, Cheyenne, Silverado, C2500 or Scottsdale model, police say. The truck is also described as being light in color, possibly silver or gray. 

The vehicle will have damage on the driver’s side headlight and amber signal light. A toolbox is also mounted across the back of the truck bed. 

Anyone with information is urged to call Louisiana State Police Troop B at 504-471-2775. 

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