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Pedestrian In Bossier Killed

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A Friday night crash has claimed the life of a pedestrian in Bossier.

Last night at 8:13 p.m., troopers assigned to Louisiana state police troop G responded to a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Louisiana highway 527 west of Louisiana highway 157.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a 2012 Volkswagen Passant, driven by 35-year-old Tammy Owens of Doyline, was traveling east on Louisiana highway 527 when she hit a pedestrian who was standing in the road.

Owens attempted to swerve around the pedestrian but was unsuccessful.

The pedestrian, 32-year-old Andrew Burks of Elm Grove, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Bossier Parish Coroner's Office.

Owens was wearing a seat belt and did not report any injuries. The passenger in the Passant, 99-year-old Kendal Owens of Doyline, was wearing a seat belt and did not report any injuries.

Alcohol use on the part of Owens is not suspected.

Alcohol use on the part of Burks is suspected.

Toxicology samples were obtained and will be submitted for analysis.

The investigation is ongoing.

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