WANTED: Hit-and-run driver responsible for death of 40-year-old pedestrian

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Friday, July 26, 2013 - 5:00pm

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who is responsible for killing a pedestrian on Old Hammond Highway.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that the crash happened at roughly 10:00 p.m. just west of Blvd D’Province. We’re told a vehicle was attempting to let Sothy Lieu, 40, cross the street on foot. However, the suspect’s vehicle went around the stopped car and hit Lieu.

Lieu was transported to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

Police are searching for a white, or possibly grey, sedan. According to the witness, the drive is possibly a female.
If you know anything about this incident call Crime Stoppers at (225) 344-STOP (7867). You can also text your tip to CRIMES (274637). Include CS225 at the beginning of your message.

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