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Man crossing highway is struck, killed

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - State police say a 62-year-old man was struck and killed Thursday as he tried to cross Jefferson Highway in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Troopers tell The Advocate (http://bit.ly/1vSIy1K) that Robert Vines of Winnfield was struck by a pickup truck around 7:30 a.m.

Trooper Jared Sandifer says a stopped vehicle obstructed the view of a Baton Rouge man driving the pickup. Vines was struck when he crossed in front of the truck.

Troopers say the accident remains under investigation.

Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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