Pedestrian in Louisiana Killed in Morning Crash in Grant Parish
On June 27, 2023, at approximately 5:20 a.m., the Louisiana State Police Troop E promptly responded to an unfortunate incident on Airbase Road in Grant Parish. Regrettably, the collision proved fatal for Angela D. White, a 38-year-old resident of Pollock, Louisiana.
Preliminary investigations indicate that the tragic mishap occurred as White was walking along the roadway and was subsequently struck by an eastbound 2009 Chevrolet pickup. The impact resulted in fatal injuries, leading to her untimely demise, as confirmed by the on-scene pronouncement.
Pending the completion of routine toxicology tests, the circumstances surrounding the crash are currently subject to further scrutiny in an ongoing investigation.
In order to enhance pedestrian safety, it is imperative that individuals walking on or near roadways take necessary precautions to ensure their visibility to drivers. This can be achieved by donning attire in bright or light colors, along with employing reflective materials. Whenever possible, pedestrians should utilize sidewalks.
If pedestrians walk at night, they should carry a flashlight for added safety.
If walking at night, pedestrians should bring along a flashlight for added visibility. Having a light source can help anyone to more easily avoid potential hazards. It can also be used to alert others to one’s presence. Carrying a flashlight is the ideal way to stay safe while out after dark.
So far in 2023, Troop E Troopers has investigated 27 fatal crashes resulting in 32 fatalities.