Troopers investigate two fatal accidents overnight

Highway 14, near Bell City
Highway 14, near Bell City

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - State Police are investigating an overnight fatal hit and run. Troopers got the call some time after midnight about man's body in the middle of the road on Highway 90 just east of Vinton.

When authorities arrived on scene they discovered the unidentified man was dead from an apparent hit and run.

No word on at this time if troopers have a suspect or description of the vehicle.

This is the second fatal accident involving a pedestrian in the last 24 hours. Around 11 o'clock Friday night troopers responded to an accident on Highway 14 near Bell City.

Details of this accident are still unknown, but we do know it involved a vehicle hauling a trailer that was having car problems. One of the passengers was outside the vehicle when he was hit by another driver.

We'll of course continue to follow these developing stories and bring you the latest as it becomes available.

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