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NOPD Investigating Traffic Fatality in Sixth District

by Aaron E. Looney

October 22, 2022

Categories: On Duty

Topics: Sixth District, Traffic Fatality/Hit and Run

NOPD Investigating Traffic Fatality in Sixth District

The NOPD is investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that occurred in the early hours today (October 22, 2022) on U.S. 90 B West at the Claiborne Avenue exit.

At about 12:12 a.m., NOPD Sixth District officers responded to a call of a vehicle crash at the location. Upon arrival, officers discovered a taxicab that had crashed into the left-side guard rail. Upon further investigation, officers located an unresponsive adult male driver in the vehicle. The victim was declared deceased on 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 that can aid in this investigation is urged to contact Traffic Fatality Investigator Alicia Henderson at 504-658-6205.