PLAQUEMINE, La. (BRPROUD) – Troopers with the Louisiana State Police were called to the scene of a deadly crash involving a pedestrian and a 2006 Honda Accord.
Tyler Schaffer, 22, of Oklahoma, was killed in the accident which took place on LA Hwy 1148 around 8 p.m.
According to the Louisiana State Police, “the initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as Schaffer was walking west in the eastbound lane of LA Hwy 1148.”
While the 22-year-old was walking, a 2006 Honda Accord was proceeding in the same direction.
At some point, the Schaffer was hit by the 2006 Honda Accord.
The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the crash scene.
The driver of the 2006 Honda Accord was wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash and was not hurt.
Toxicology results are forthcoming for Schaffer and the driver involved in this crash.