Gordon Poydras, 25, killed in pedestrian collision with alleged hit-and-run driver Elva Lafaye at Causeway Boulevard and Interstate 10 in Metairie, Louisiana

Modified Date: 
Tue, 08/14/2018 - 2:16pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Pedestrian dies in Metairie hit-and-run wreck; police seek help finding car

Investigators were seeking the public's help in finding the vehicle, said to be a 2012-2015 white Toyota Camry likely with significant damage to its right front bumper, headlight, fog light and wheel well.

Suspect vehicle, person of interest found in fatal Metairie hit-and-run

State police did not release the person's name but said criminal charges "may be forthcoming." 

72-year-old arrested in fatal Metairie hit-and-run

Lafaye is accused of hitting Gordon Poydras, 25, of New Orleans, as he walked on the collector road of eastbound Interstate 10 in Metairie about 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 8. 

Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Gordon Poydras
Elva Lafaye

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