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Acadia Parish Sheriff Detectives investigating fatal hit and run crash involving pedestrian

ACADIA PARISH, La. (KLFY) - Acadia Parish Sheriff Deputies are responding to a fatal crash Monday night.

The crash occurred in the 1100 block Lovell Street near Hunter Avenue, a few blocks away from the Crowley Truck Stop and Casino, at around 8:30 p.m.

When authorities arrived on the scene, Acadia Parish Sheriff K.P. Gibson says, "Found a person unrespnsible. We have confirmed that the person is deceased, and we are looking for a vehicle that was believed to be traveling west at that time. Our deputies are working the area trying to find anything surveillance camera wise, or anything that can tie someone or a vehilce posisblly to this, as we follow up on leads."

Authorities are waiting to notify next of kin, before releasing the name of the vicitm. 

If you have information regarding this case, contact Acadia Parish Sheriff's Office at (337) 783-5155, or Crimestoppers of Acadia Parish, 337-789-TIPS.


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