SLIDELL (AP) — State police say two pedestrians were struck and killed on I-12 eastbound, east of La. Highway 434, in St. Tammany Parish.
The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. Friday.
Troopers say a car driven by 29-year-old Tyler Bier of Mandeville hit the pedestrians as they were crossing the highway.
The victims have been identified as Jeremy Tolden of Slidell and Crystal Hall of Mandeville, both 22.
Tolden and Hall were pronounced deceased on the scene by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office.