ST. HALENA PARISH, LA. (THECOUNT) — Damarius Melvin, of Greensburg, Louisiana, has been identified as the pedestrian in a Tuesday morning fatal vehicle collision in St. Helena Parish.

Melvin, 22, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning in Greensburg.


According to reports, Melvin was on-foot in the area of Highway 1043 near Carl Day Lane, when he was struck by a Dodge Ram pickup truck around 4:20 a.m. Tuesday.

Melvin was pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries at the scene.

The driver of the Dodge remained on-scene and was uninjured in the collision.

Toxicology samples were obtained from Melvin and the driver of the Dodge for analysis.

This cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: St. Helena Parish is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. At the 2010 United States census, the population was 11,203, and 10,920 at the 2020 census. Its seat is Greensburg. The parish was created in 1810. St. Helena Parish is part of the Baton Rouge metropolitan area – Wikipedia.