Calcasieu

CPSO Identify Victim and Still Searching for Driver Responsible for Fatal Hit & Run Involving a Pedestrian in Starks

Lake Charles – On October 29 at approximately 6:40 a.m. the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in the 100 block of Green Moore Road in Starks in reference to a hit and run.  The initial investigation revealed the driver of a car struck a pedestrian.  The pedestrian, Willis P. Jones, 32, Starks, was pronounced dead at the scene.

            During further investigation it was learned a car was traveling northbound on Green Moore Road at which time they struck Jones, who was standing in the middle of the roadway.  The driver pulled over and attempted to flag down another vehicle for help, at which time a car traveling southbound struck Jones.  The driver of the second car did not stop.

The suspect vehicle is described as a small newer model car with small LED lights surrounding the headlights.  The car will have obvious damage to the lower front end.  The Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information relating to this hit & run to please call CPSO at 491-3605 or Crime Stoppers at 439-2222.

            CPSO Sr. Cpl. Cody Fontenot is the lead investigator on this case.