ST. HELENA, La (BRPROUD) — A 22-year-old was killed on LA Hwy 1043 in St. Helena Parish early Tuesday morning.

Troopers with the Louisiana State Police responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on LA Hwy 1043 near Carl Day Lane in St. Helena Parish. The investigation revealed that 22-year-old Damarius Melvin was wearing dark clothing and was in the northbound lane on LA Hwy 1043 at the same time a 2003 Dodge Ram was northbound on the same road.

Melvin was hit by the Dodge and was pronounced dead on the scene.

The driver of the Dodge was uninjured and properly restrained.

The crash remains under investigation.