Pedestrian killed while retrieving tire

Two fatal crashes have claimed the live of two people in Bienville Parish Thursday, according to Louisiana State Police Troop G.

Around 7:30 p.m. Thursday evening, Troop G responded to a one-vehicle rollover crash on I-20, about 1.6 miles east of LA 151, near Arcadia, that claimed the life of a Ruston man.

The preliminary investigation revealed a 2004 Chevrolet pick-up truck driven by 23-year-old Mejia Perez Genaro was traveling eastbound on I-20 when, for reasons still under investigation, the vehicle ran off the road and overturned, Troop G said.

Genaro was not wearing a seat belt at the


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