Tickfaw man killed in Tangipahoa accident

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Associated Press

Posted on December 7, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Updated Saturday, Dec 8 at 5:35 AM

PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) — A pedestrian was killed in a late-night accident in Tangipahoa Parish.

Tangipahoa Sheriff Daniel Edwards said in a news release that the accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. The victim was identified as 52-year-old Rocco Van Berge of Tickfaw.

The victim was standing in the southbound lane of a Tangipahoa road when he was struck by a car.

The Tangipahoa Parish Coroner's Office pronounced him dead at the scene.

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