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Single Car Crash Claims The Life Of A Man In New Orleans East

February 17, 2014

Members of the New Orleans Police Department’s Fatality Unit are investigating a single car accident that left a 70-year-old man dead in New Orleans East. The incident occurred at approximately 8:30 P.M., on the I-10 Eastbound at the Twin Span.       

The man was traveling Eastbound on I-10 in his Saturn SUV when for reasons unknown lost control of his vehicle and struck several the guard rails.  He died on the scene.                 

The investigation is ongoing.  

Blood and alcohol tests are pending and the Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. 

The lead Fatality Investigator is Edgar Edwards. 


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