JEFFERSON, La. (WGNO) — A man is dead and the person responsible is on the loose after a hit and run in Jefferson Parish Friday (March 17th).

Reports show that 43-year-old Jason Galaforo was walking on U.S. 90 near the Central Avenue intersection when he was hit by an unknown vehicle around 10:00 p.m.

The driver of the vehicle fled the scene. Galaforo was taken to a hospital nearby where he later died.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this crash is urged to contact Louisiana State Police – Troop B at 504-471-2775. 

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