Pedestrian killed by vehicle west of Sunshine Bridge

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Louisiana State Police

ST. JAMES PARISH, La. (BRPROUD) – On early morning July 8, a pedestrian was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Hwy 70 west of the Sunshine Bridge.

Lousiana State Police (LSP) said the victim was 66-year-old Marsden Geason.

An investigation by authorities said Geason “walked into the path of the approaching vehicle” before getting hit. The driver of the vehicle attempted to avoid Geason, LSP said.

Authorities said the driver was not under the influence of alcohol, however, the crash remains under investigation.

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