Lafayette Police investigating fatal accident involving pedestrian

Published: Aug. 26, 2014 at 8:06 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 25, 2014 at 8:06 PM CDT
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Lafayette, LA (KPLC) - Lafayette Police responded to a vehicle accident involving a pedestrian at about 3:30 p.m. on Monday in the 2200 block of Cameron St.

According to investigators, a dump truck was backing up on a lot, when a pedestrian walking behind the vehicle was struck. The pedestrian, identified as 56-year-old Douglas Perroncel of Lafayette, was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced deceased.

No citations have been issued, but the crash remains under investigation by the Lafayette Police Department Traffic Unit.

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