Pedestrian struck while crossing Highway 90 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Pedestrian struck while crossing Highway 90

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - State Police are investigating an accident that happened Wednesday afternoon involving a vehicle striking a pedestrian.

The incident happened around 4 p.m. A vehicle heading eastbound on Highway 90 struck the pedestrian who was crossing the highway near House Road.

The victim was reportedly alert at the scene of the accident, but was transported to a local hospital to be checked out. The driver of the vehicle was not injured.

The accident is still under investigation.

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