Pedestrian killed in crash on College Road identified


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- The pedestrian killed just before 9 p.m. on Thursday night has been identified as 46-year-old Clement A. Fruge Jr.

Lafayette Police responded to a major crash involving a pedestrian and one vehicle in the 1000 block of S. College Road.

“The pedestrian entered the roadway for unknown reasons and was struck by a vehicle,” the Lafayette Police Department said.

Fruge was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Impairment has been determined to not be a factor for the driver of the vehicle.

No citations have been issued. Circumstances surrounding the accident are being investigated by LPD Traffic Division.

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