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NOPD Investigating Hit-and-Run Fatality in Seventh District

by Kaitlin M Landry

April 20, 2024

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Seventh District, Traffic Fatality/Hit and Run

NOPD Investigating Hit-and-Run Fatality in Seventh District

The NOPD is investigating a Hit & Run accident that occurred this evening ( April 20, 2024) that resulted in the death of a pedestrian.

At about 8:39 p.m., NOPD Seventh District officers responded to a call of an unresponsive female in roadway in the 8500 block of the I-10 Service Road. 

Upon arrival, officers discovered an adult female pedestrian in the eastbound lane. EMS arrived and pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.

The Orleans Parish Coroner will officially identify the victim and determine cause of death in this incident upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with additional information on this incident is urged to contact Traffic Fatality Investigators at (504) 658-6205 or Crimestoppers anonymously at (504) 822-1111.


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