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Pedestrian Dies in Crash on LA 21

Covington – On Tuesday, January 28, 2020 shortly before 11:30 PM, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a serious injury crash involving a pedestrian on LA 21 northbound near LA 59 in St. Tammany Parish. The crash has claimed the life of 71-year-old William M. Asprodites of New Orleans, LA.
The initial investigation led Troopers to determine that the crash occurred as Asprodites was walking in the northbound lane of LA 21 wearing dark clothing. Asprodites was struck by a Ford F150 pickup truck traveling northbound on LA 21. Asprodites sustained serious injuries and later succumbed to those injuries at an area hospital. As part of the ongoing investigation, toxicology is pending on Asprodites performed by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office. The driver of the F150 was properly restrained and uninjured in the crash. Also, the driver of the F150 provided Troopers with a breath sample which detected no evidence of alcohol. The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is available at this time.

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