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Livingston Parish, LA – Pedestrian Accident Ends in Fatality on LA Hwy 16

Livingston Parish, LA (June 12, 2019) – Friday morning around 4 a.m., police responded to the scene of a pedestrian accident involving a Mack truck that took the life of one individual.

According to police, a 47-year-old of Amite had been riding his bicycle in the northbound lanes of the highway when he put his bike on the shoulder. He then entered into the northbound lane of traffic.

Louisiana State Police confirmed that a 64-year-old had been driving his 2012 Mack truck in the northbound lanes and struck the cyclist immediately. Unfortunately, paramedics pronounced the pedestrian deceased at the scene of the accident.

Police say that, upon their initial investigation, they found that the cyclist had been wearing dark clothing and there were no lights in that area of the highway.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.

Our sincere condolences are warmly extended to the family and friends of the deceased party at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Louisiana

Livingston Parish, LA – Pedestrian Accident Ends in Fatality on LA Hwy 16Pedestrian accidents take hundreds of lives every year and Louisiana is no stranger to experiencing these serious crashes. There are many reasons why pedestrian accidents take place every year. However, many happen at the hands of negligent parties who are not paying close attention to the roads. It is essential for the victim of an accident to understand that they have a right to file for compensation on behalf of their loved one during this tragic time through the use of a Louisiana wrongful death claim.

The Fisher Injury Lawyers are fully dedicated to handling every aspect of your claim, especially if you have suffered unexpected losses and wonder how you can compensate for aspects such as medical bills your loved one incurred before their passing, funeral costs, and more. We understand that a responsible party should always be held liable for the pain that they have inflicted and want to help you in your desperate time of need. Please reach out to us for the help you deserve at 225-766-1234.

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