UPDATE: The victim of the fatal crash that occurred at the intersection of NW Evangeline Thruway and Chalmette Road has been identified as Tiffany Myers, 32, of Lafayette, La.
The investigation is ongoing.
Lafayette, LA- According to Sgt. Wayne Griffin of the Lafayette Police Department, a pedestrian was killed in a crash that happened on Evangeline Thruway. The incident took place after 1p.m. on Wednesday June 10,2020. The victim was waiting in the median to cross over the southbound lanes of traffic at the intersection of NW Evangeline Thruway and Chalmette Rd. For reasons unknown to investigators, the driver left the roadway and struck the victim. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the vehicle was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. The identity of the victim is being withheld until the notification of the next of kin. Police are still investigating the incident. We will provide more information as it becomes available.