Louisiana State Police has announced, via press release, that a Lake Charles man was struck and killed at around 8:30 this morning on Louisiana Highway 182.

According to officials from LSP who investigated at the scene, 54-year-old Carl Broussard was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle while he was riding southbound on the highway.

He was riding on the shoulder of the rode when the vehicle came up behind him. The injuries he sustained after being hit proved fatal.

Investigators with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office are asking people who saw anything on Louisiana Highway 182 south of Pont Des Mouton.

If you can help, please call LSP at the Troop I office at 337-262-5880.