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NOPD Investigating Traffic Fatality in Fourth District

by Aaron E. Looney

December 4, 2021

Categories: Be on the Lookout

Topics: Fourth District, Traffic Fatality/Hit and Run

NOPD Investigating Traffic Fatality in Fourth District

The NOPD is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on December 3, 2021 near the intersection of La. 406 and East 6th Street.

Just before 11:00 p.m., NOPD Fourth District officers responded to a call of a male subject. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive adult male lying in the roadway. The victim was declared deceased at the scene.

Through investigation, it was determined that the victim was walking in the northbound lane on La. 406 when he was struck by a vehicle which fled the scene. 

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

Anyone with additional information on this incident is asked to call NOPD Traffic Fatality Investigator Mike Baldassaro at 504-658-6205 or to call anonymously to Crimestoppers of Greater New Orleans at 504-822-1111.