Unidentified Pedestrian Killed in Rapides Parish Crash

Published: 12-30-2023 | Category: Troop E



December 30, 2023

Unidentified Pedestrian Killed in Rapides Parish Crash

Rapides Parish – On December 29, 2023, at approximately 11:45 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop E responded to a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 165 south of Alexandria. This crash killed an unidentified black female pedestrian.

The initial investigation revealed that a 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling northbound on U.S. Highway 165. For reasons still under investigation, a pedestrian was walking in the northbound travel lane and was struck by the Trailblazer.  As a result of the crash, the pedestrian sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene. Routine toxicology tests are pending.

Troopers are asking anyone with information regarding the identity of the unidentified pedestrian to call Troop E at (318) 487-5911. The crash remains under investigation.

In 2023, Troop E Troopers have investigated 54 fatal crashes resulting in 60 fatalities.  

Contact Information:

M/T Casey Wallace

Louisiana State Police

Public Affairs Section

Office: (318) 239-0912