Downsville man dies after being struck by vehicle following crash in Lincoln Parish

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CHOUDRANT, La. — A Downsville man was killed on Thursday night after a crash on I-20.

According to Louisiana State Police, the crash happened around 8:15 p.m. on I-20 near Choudrant exit.

Police say 49-year-old Chance Perkins, of Downsville, was traveling east on I-20 when his vehicle hit the rear end of an 18-wheeler. After the crash, Perkins got out of his vehicle and was then struck by another vehicle passing by.

Perkins was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The crash remains under investigation.

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