A St. Martinville man was struck and killed Friday after walked into the path of a vehicle while getting his mail, according to a St. Martin's Parish Sheriff's Office report.

Deputies said 75-year-old James Guigneaux, was struck around 5:30 p.m. in the 1000 block of Lady of the Lake Road in St. Martinville. The driver of the vehicle tried to avoid hitting Guigneaux, but was not able to do so, according to the report.

Guigneaux was taken to a hospital where he died, deputies said in the report. Investigators do not suspect alcohol or speed as a factor in the crash and the driver was not arrested.

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