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A Louisiana State Police vehicle is pictured in this Advocate file photo.

The pedestrian who was hit by a car and killed in West Baton Rouge Parish Saturday was Gunner Thornton, 19, of Lake Charles, Louisiana State Police said Monday.

Thornton was walking north on La. 415 between 2:20 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. when he was hit by multiple vehicles. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

State Police had originally said Thornton was walking on I-10 near La. 415, but further investigation found he was on La. 415 itself. 

Anyone with information about the crash can contact State Police Troop A at (225) 754-8500. 

Pedestrian killed after being struck by multiple vehicles on I-10 in West Baton Rouge, LSP says


Email Matthew Albright at MAlbright@theadvocate.com