State Police investigate fatal pedestrian crash near Tickfaw

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TICKFAW, La. (KLFY) A fatal pedestrian crash on US 51 near the intersection of Pardo Rd. in Tickfaw, La has claimed the life of an female pedestrian.

State Police say 36 year-old Joni Fricano of Independence, LA. was walking south in the northbound lane of US 51 when a Ford Explorer driven by 37 year-old Kevin Weston of Independence, LA was traveling northbound on US 51.

Police say as Weston was northbound, his vehicle struck the pedestrian who was later pronounced deceased on-scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner’s Office.

Weston provided Troopers with a voluntary breath sample, which showed no amount of alcohol present, according to police.



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