UPDATE 11/16/2020: The pedestrian has been identified as 34-year-old Alaina Michelle Ryman of Lake Charles.
Lake Charles – On November 11, 2020, shortly before 7:30 p.m., Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving a pedestrian on LA Hwy 14 just west of Corbina Road in Calcasieu Parish. The crash ultimately claimed the life of an unknown female pedestrian.
The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as the female pedestrian was walking in the middle of the westbound lane of LA 14. At the same time, the driver of a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado who was traveling west on LA 14, struck the pedestrian.
The pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries as a result of the crash and was transported to an area hospital where she later succumbed to those injuries. The driver of the Chevrolet was properly restrained and was not injured. The driver of the Chevrolet showed no signs of impairment. Toxicology samples were taken from the driver and pedestrian and submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.