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April 25 10:12 AM

Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Bossier City


UPDATE:  The pedestrian struck and killed by a motor vehicle Tuesday night in the 2500 block of Barksdale Boulevard has now been identified in a release issued Wednesday morning by Bossier City Police. 

Bossier City police responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 2500 block of Barksdale Boulevard Tuesday night that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

An on duty Bossier City patrol officer drove up on the accident scene just shortly after it occurred at about 9:00 pm.

Witnesses tell police the adult male victim, identified as 45-year-old, James Brown Smith of Bossier City, was struck by a Chevrolet Cruze traveling northbound in the outside lane of traffic while he was attempting to cross the street. 

            Brown was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators say it appears the crash was unavoidable on behalf of the driver of the vehicle. No citations were issued. The crash remains under investigation.

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