According to Louisiana State Police Troop D, 41-year old Donald Joseph Rock Jr. of Morgan City was walking on Interstate 10 West when he was struck by a vehicle.
The vehicle that struck Rock was driven by 24-year old, Haeven Nicole Rashall, who ran off the right shoulder and struck Rock as he was walking in the grassy area. Rock was pronounced dead at the scene by the Jefferson Davis Parish Coroner’s Office.
Rashall is suspected of being impaired at the time of the crash. A toxicology sample was obtained from Rashall and Rock and has been submitted for an analysis. This crash remains under investigation.
Rashall was booked into Jefferson Davis Parish jail and charged with driving under suspension, careless operation and for an active warrant. Additional charges are possible.