The Slidell Police Department is investigating a fatal hit and run accident, which presumably occurred during the late evening hours of Sunday, February 14.
The victim, who was walking along the E. I-10 Service Road, was not discovered until late Monday morning in a ditch near Katore Body & Automotive Center. The name of the victim is being withheld until the next-of-kin can be notified. Currently, details about the suspect vehicle are extremely limited. Slidell Police investigators are reviewing several hours of surveillance footage and analyzing evidence left behind by the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle is assumed to have been traveling north on the service road (towards Walmart). More information will be released in the upcoming days. At this time, anyone with information about this fatal hit and run accident is asked to contact the Slidell Police Department at 985-643-3131, Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111, or by sending us a message via social media. You can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.