Abbeville Police Investigating a Fatal Crash Involving A Pedestrian

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The accident is still under investigation at this time. Impairment is not suspected. No charges have been filed against the driver of the vehicle.

Posted: Nov 19, 2021 8:03 AM

ABBEVILLE, La. - Officers of the Abbeville Police Department responded to LA Hwy. 14 (Veteran’s Memorial Drive) near the intersection with N. John Hardy Drive in reference to a pedestrian accident on November 17, 2021 at approximately 6:30 p.m.

Based on the initial investigation, a pedestrian ,identified as 50-year-old Anthony Lemaire of Abbeville, was in the roadway in the turning lane of the highway, attempting to cross the highway. A vehicle traveling eastbound went into the turning lane to attempt to turn north and struck the pedestrian.  Lemaire was pronounced dead at the scene by the Vermilion Parish Coroner’s Office.

The accident is still under investigation at this time. Impairment is not suspected. No charges have been filed against the driver of the vehicle.

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