Sad news to report as a pedestrian was struck and killed while walking alongside a roadway in Lafayette last night.

According to the Lafayette Police Department, the accident occurred around 8:21 pm in the 5100 block of W. Congress Street. (That is near the intersection of W. Congress and Le Violon Road.)

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A male pedestrian was struck while walking next to the roadway. The victim succumbed to his injuries, LPD said.

The deceased has been identified as 43-year-old Ronald Keith Williams Jr. of Duson, Louisiana.

Lafayette Police Traffic Investigators are investigating the incident and more information will be released once available.

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