Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Baton Rouge Police Car

Baton Rouge police are investigating a deadly crash involving one of their own.

Officials say a patrol car struck 51-year-old John Payne while he was trying to cross Florida Boulevard late Saturday night.  He died at the hospital.

Investigators found that the officer driving the police unit was driving with the flow of other traffic and passed a sobriety test.

The officer was placed on paid administrative leave pending further investigation into Payne's death.

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