Pedestrian killed in Beauregard parish identified

By David Bray - email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) –  A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on LA 112 near DeRidder Tuesday night.

State Police say 29-year-old Joshua D. McKay of DeRidder was traveling east on LA 112 when, for unknown reasons, 33-year-old Christopher J. Harvey of DeRidder stepped off of the concrete curb of a small bridge into the path of McKay's 1999 Toyota Camry.

Harvey died at the scene.

Routine toxicology samples were obtained from the driver and pedestrian and will be submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis. The crash remains under investigation.

Troop D troopers have investigated 25 fatal crashes for the year of 2010, resulting in 29 fatalities.

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