Police identified the pedestrian hit and killed on Highland Road on Sunday night as 75-year-old Mark Deshotels, 4508 Pine Park Drive, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department news release.
Deshotels was struck just after 8:30 p.m. by an SUV while he was trying to cross Highland Road in the 5700 block, according to the release.
Deshotels was transported by EMS to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.
No charges against the driver are anticipated at this time.
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