Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal pedestrian crash on I-12 east of US 190 in Covington Friday (September 29, 2017) night. Troopers determined that a yet unidentified white male pedestrian was standing/walking in the right westbound lane of I-12 and was struck and killed by a 2017 Freightliner Tractor Trailer driven by Sem Garza (67) of Santa Rosa, TX . The pedestrian was killed in was westbound in the right lane and struck the pedestrian.
Troopers are currently working with the St. Tammany Parish Cororner’s Office as they attempt to identify the deceased. Garza was uninjured in the crash.