LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. (KLFY) – A man is now dead after an early morning crash, according to the Louisiana State Police.
Master Trooper Brooks David has identified the man as Jared Hubner, 30, of Lafayette.
The incident happened just after 1:00 a.m. on LA Highway 343 near Ridge Road.
Investigators explain a Welch man was traveling south when a Hubner walked off the shoulder and into the roadway.
Master Trooper Brooks David said in a news release that the man, “was unable to avoid impact and struck the pedestrian in the southbound lane.”
The driver was not injured in the crash and voluntarily submitted to a chemical breath test. David said the results showed the driver was not impaired.
Investigators gathered routine toxicology samples from the pedestrian to be sent to the State Police Crime Lab for analysis.