PORT ALLEN, La. (BRPROUD) – The Port Allen Police Department was called to a reported traffic accident around 11:10 p.m. on Thursday night.

Officers arrived in the 1200 block of Maryland Ave. and found that a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The investigation into this deadly crash remains ongoing.

The West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division is assisting the Port Allen Police Department with this investigation.