EMPIRE, La. (AP) - State police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run accident in Plaquemines Parish.

Trooper Melissa Matey says the accident happened around 4 a.m. Friday on La. Highway 11 near Empire.

Matey says 39-year-old Michael Czolowski, of Buras, walking south in the southbound lane when he was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.

Matey says troopers have no information on the made or model of the vehicle involved in the accident.

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