Tuesday’s hit-and-run victim identified

Tuesday’s hit-and-run victim identified
The victim from Tuesday night’s hit-and-run has been identified as James Thadious Johnston, 47.

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The victim from Tuesday night’s hit-and-run has been identified as James Thadious Johnston, 47.

The Lake Charles Police Department reviewed evidence on Friday that helped them to identify a grey, GM-make truck with damage to the driver side of the vehicle, according to spokesman Capt. Kevin Kirkum.

Kirkum asks anyone with information related to the hit-and-run to contact Sgt. Scott Dougherty at (337) 491-1456, ext. 5427, or by email at sdougherty@cityoflc.us

Sgt. Dougherty is the lead investigator.

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