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Elderly man with ‘no known address’ killed after stepping in front of tractor trailer 


An elderly man is dead after stepping into the path of a semi truck in Louisiana on Thursday. 

The incident happened at 10:45 a.m. on October 20th in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 

According to WAFB 9, 69-year-old John. S. Higginbotham was seen standing on the street corner of O’Neal Lane and Florida Boulevard when he stepped into the road right as the light turned green – right into the path of an oncoming tractor trailer. 

The man with no known address was pronounced dead at the scene. No charges have been filed against the driver.


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