Pedestrian Killed in Hit and Run Crash on LA 1
Golden Meadow, LA-
Shortly before 6 am Saturday morning Louisiana State Police Troop C began
investigating a hit and run fatality crash at the intersection of LA 1 and LA
3235 in Lafourche Parish involving a 48 year old pedestrian. The driver and
vehicle involved in the crash are still wanted at this time.
The investigation revealed that an unknown vehicle was traveling north on LA 1,
at the LA 3235 intersection, when it struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian was
identified as William Pugh (age 48) of Houma, LA. The unknown vehicle then left
the scene of the crash. It is unclear what time the crash occurred. Pugh was
pronounced dead on the scene by the Lafourche Parish Coroner’s Office.
If anyone has information in regards to
this hit and run fatality contact:
-Louisiana State Police at (985)
-Bayou Region Crime Stoppers at (800)
Or text “GIVEATIP plus your message” to
Alcohol use is unknown at this time. Weather conditions were foggy and dark
around the location of the crash this morning. This crash remains under investigation.
Remember to always be aware of your surroundings. Never get behind the wheel of
a vehicle if you have had any alcohol to drink. Always have a plan in place
before you go out to insure your safety and others on the roads.
Motorists that witness hazardous situations are urged to call *LSP (*577) and
report that activity to the Louisiana State Police.
Posted on Sat, December 12, 2015
by The Lafourche Gazette