METAIRIE, La. — A 71-year-old man is in the hospital after being struck by a pickup truck on Veterans Memorial Boulevard Monday morning.

According to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, the 71-year-old pedestrian was struck near Veterans and East William David Parkway. He was taken to the hospital by EMS and is reported to have "serious" injuries.

Investigators did not issue a citation to the driver.

The case is still under investigation.

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