Authorities: Pedestrian killed near Highland Rd. on Thursday night


A pedestrian was hit and killed on Thursday night.

According to first responders, “one person was killed after being hit by a car near the intersection of Highland Rd. and West Grant St.

First responders were called to the location around 8 p.m. and the East Baton Rouge Coroner’s Office was subsequently asked to come to the crash scene.

More information will be provided when it becomes available.

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