40-year-old Chad James Maturin of Abbeville is dead after getting hit by a BMW driving on US 90 in Iberia Parish.

Louisiana Trooper Thomas Gossen says the crash happened around 10:00 p.m. on Sunday night. He says Maturin was a passenger in a car that pulled onto the outside shoulder of US 90 and stopped. Then, for unknown reasons, Maturin got out and stood in the center of the outside eastbound lane of US 90 before being struck by the BMW. The driver of the BMW was properly restrained and suffered only minor injuries.

Standard toxicology samples were taken and will be submitted for analysis as State Police continues to investigate the crash.


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