HOUMA, La. (AP) - A Raceland man was struck and killed after walking into the path of a pickup truck.
Police say it happened Saturday night on Louisiana Highway 1.
The Courier reports (http://bit.ly/1epmdev ) that 55-year-old Kenneth Hughes was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident by the Lafourche Parish Coroner's Office.
State police said the accident happened on Louisiana 1 just north of U.S. Highway 90 around 7 p.m.
Police said Hughes was walking across the dimly lit road while wearing dark clothing.
The pickup's 19-year-old driver was tested for alcohol, as is required in fatal crashes, but alcohol use was not suspected.
Information from: The Courier, http://www.houmatoday.com
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