A Youngsville man is dead following a crash on U.S. Hwy. 90 near Petroleum Parkway.

According to Louisiana State Police Troop I spokesperson Brooks David, 48-year-old Brian Bearden was trying to walk across U.S. Hwy. 90 when he was hit by a car traveling east.

Bearden was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the vehicle, 30-year-old Allen Milligan of Lafayette, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.

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