BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD)- Baton Rouge Police Traffic Homicide Investigators are investigating a fatal traffic crash that happened in the 6900 block of Florida Boulevard around 3 a.m. on Aug. 18.
The initial investigation at the scene revealed that an unknown vehicle was traveling east on Florida Boulevard hit a pedestrian as he attempted to cross the street. The vehicle refused to stop, according to investigators.
The pedestrian, identified as 35-year-old Barry Pace, died at the scene.
Through an anonymous tip, investigators were able to locate the suspect’s vehicle, a Kia Forte.
If you have any information, please call the Traffic Homicide Division at 225-389-7819 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.