UPDATE: Identity of pedestrian killed Friday night released
On Friday, April 20, 2012, at 9:05 p.m., the Rayne Police Department responded to an accident involving a vehicle and pedestrian on Highway 90 West.
The investigation determined that Stacy R. Forbes, a 35-year-old black female, was crossing Hwy 90 when she entered the eastbound lane where she was struck by an oncoming vehicle that had control of the lane.
The accident is still under investigation by the Rayne Police Department’s Patrol Division.
Rayne Chief of Police Carroll Stelly announced his office is currently investigating a fatality involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian.
The incident occurred on Hwy 90 west near the intersection of Patricia Street. The identity of the female who was killed will not be released until the family can be notified.
Also responding to the accident were officials with the Acadia Parish Coroner's office and Acadian Ambulance.
The investigation is continuing at this time.