State police investigating after 38-year-old man struck, killed while trying to cross the road

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MARRERO, La. (WDSU) — State police are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a vehicle in Jefferson Parish Thursday night.

The accident happened on U.S. 90B at Garden Road in Jefferson Parish.

The crash took the life of 38-year-old Brandon Dell of Marrero.

Troopers say Dell was attempting to cross the westbound lanes of travel near the intersection of Garden Lane.

At the same time, a 2001 Nissan pickup truck was traveling westbound on U.S. 90B near Garden Lane, according to the state police report.

For reasons unknown at this time, Dell stepped in to the left lane of travel on U.S. 90B and was struck by the Nissan pickup truck, according to troopers.

State police say Dell suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased on scene.

Troopers say the driver of the Nissan was properly seat belted and sustained no injuries.

Impairment on the part of Dell is unknown; however, a standard toxicology report will be pending through the Jefferson Parish Coroner’s Office, according to state police.

State police say the driver of the Nissan showed no signs of impairment.

This crash remains under investigation and no further information is available at this time.

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