Jul 27 2008
Police are investigating a fatal auto accident involving a pedestrian. It happened around 2:30am. A D-P-S distatcher told KBMT, 38-year-old Bobby Lee Trattles of Mamou, Louisiana was killed. Trattles parked his truck near the rest area on Interstate 10 crossed the interstate to use the phone. When he was re-crossing I-10 to get back to his truck he was hit by a passing 2005 Dodge pickup. The driver of the pickup says trattles darted out in his path and there was no way to avoid hitting him.