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Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Calcasieu Parish

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Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 10 just west of LA Hwy 397 in Calcasieu Parish.

Posted: Jun 1, 2021 3:08 PM

Lake Charles – Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on Interstate 10 just west of LA Hwy 397 in Calcasieu Parish on June 1, 2021, shortly after 4:00 a.m. The crash claimed the life of 40-year-old Christopher Michael Lebleu of Lake Charles.

The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as Lebleu was standing in a travel lane on I-10 when he was struck by an eastbound pickup truck. Lebleu was struck a second time by an 18-wheeler that was traveling behind the pickup truck.

Lebleu sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pickup and the driver of the 18-wheeler were both properly restrained and not injured. Toxicology samples were obtained from the pedestrian and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

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