Police: Alexandria man found dead in street after being struck by vehicle

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - Alexandria Police are investigating a man found dead in an Alexandria street early Saturday morning. Police believe he was struck by a vehicle.

According to a press release, APD found an unresponsive male on New York Ave. South of its intersection with Cotton Gin Rd. The man was identified as Anthony Whitehead, 45, of Alexandria, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Accident Reconstruction and Crime scene responded and initiated the investigation. Investigators believe that Whitehead was possibly lying in the roadway when struck by a vehicle sometime after midnight on Friday or Saturday morning.

Autopsy and toxicology tests are pending. Anyone with information is asked to contact APD Traffic Investigations at (318) 441-6409.

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