The Natchitoches Police Department responded to a reported accident on Dec. 3 at 11:53 am. A pedestrian was struck on Washington Street near Flora Street by a GMC Yukon being driven by James Miller, 66 of Natchitoches. Primary responding officers immediately located the injured pedestrian, 68-year-old Joseph Lacey, who was immediately transported to the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
As this investigation continues no additional information shall be released at this time. If anyone has and additional information about this accident please contact the Natchitoches Police Department at (318) 352-8101. All calls shall be kept confidential.