Driver Being Sought After Fatal Hit & Run In St. Mary Parish
Louisiana State Police are searchiing for the person responsible for a fatal hit and run that happened on Highway 90 in Bayou Vista last night just after 8:00 o'clock.
Investigators say 31-year-old Mark Jospeh Montie Jr. or Pineville was driving his truck in the Wal-Mart parking lot when he tried to cross the westbound lanes of Highway 90 to get into the turning lane.
Jerome Rudolph Jr. of Patterson was on his motorcycle driving towards Wal-Mart, and when Rudolph got near Montie's truck, Montie pulled into the path of Rudolph's motorcycle, and Rudolph died.
State Police are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of Mark Montie Jr. to call State Police at (337) 262-5880 as criminal charges are pending against Montie.
Jerome Rudolph Jr. was 22-years-old