By Associated Press - Tuesday, December 30, 2014

MANDEVILLE, La. (AP) - State police are investigating the death of a pedestrian.

Master Trooper Greg Marchand says 27-year-old Joseph Robinson III of Lacombe was struck by an SUV on U.S. Highway 190 Monday night.

Marchand says Robinson was wearing dark clothing while attempting to retrieve a ladder that fell from the back of his truck.

He says Robinson was taken to Lakeview Regional Medical Center where he later died.

Marchand said the driver of the SUV and his 14-year-old passenger were not injured.



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