Man dies after he is hit while walking on I-210 - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Man dies after he is hit while walking on I-210

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - A man was killed on Wednesday night while walking with his bicycle on Interstate 210 westbound.

Officials with the Lake Charles Police Department say they were called to the scene around 9:25 Wednesday night.

Authorities say a vehicle traveling westbound on I-210 struck the pedestrian who was walking with his bicycle on the Interstate.

The driver of the vehicle was not injured, but the pedestrian died from his injuries. 

No citations have been issued at this time as the investigation is still ongoing.

The identity of the pedestrian is being withheld pending notification of family.

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