The NOPD is investigating a hit-and-run traffic fatality involving a pedestrian that occurred in the Third District.
Around 4:36 a.m. a call was received reporting an unresponsive adult male near the intersection of Airline Highway and Livingston Street.
Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim unresponsive at the intersection. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
Traffic Fatality Investigator Mike Baldassaro is leading the ongoing investigation into the incident.