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METAIRIE, La. - A75-year-old man was killed when he was hit by a cement truck while returning home from the grocery Friday afternoon.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. Friday near the intersection of Hastings Street and Craig Avenue in the Bissonet neighborhood.

According to Colonel John Fortunato, the man, who lived in the neighborhood, walked in front of the cement truck just as the truck was pulling off.

Crews are doing street work in the neighborhood.

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