Pedestrian Killed on Interstate

An Opelousas man died after attempting to cross I-49 Thursday morning.

It happened just before 2:30 AM. Thirty two year old Carlos Westin was walking across the interstate from the east side service road when he was hit by a vehicle.

He was wearing dark clothing and was not highly visible to oncoming traffic. Weston was pronounced dead at the scene. Anyone with additional information on this accident can contact the Opelousas Police Department at 948-2500.

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