Bossier City police responded to a motor vehicle crash in the 2500 block of Barksdale Boulevard Tuesday night that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.
James Brown Smith, 45, of Bossier City was killed after he was struck by a car while attempting to cross the road. An on duty Bossier City patrol officer drove up on the accident scene just shortly after it occurred at about 9:00 p.m. and called for ambulance. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses tell police Smith was struck by a Chevrolet Cruze traveling northbound in the outside lane of traffic. Investigators say it appears the crash was unavoidable on behalf of the driver. No citations were issued.