NOPD: Pedestrian killed while trying to cross Highway 90

NOPD: Pedestrian killed while trying to cross Highway 90
Police investigating a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 90 West. (Source: WVUE)

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man was killed in a fatal crash on U.S. Highway 90 West Saturday evening (Nov. 17), according to New Orleans Police.

The victim was struck by a 2006 Ford Ranger as he was trying to cross the highway near Howard Avenue shortly after 5:15 p.m., NOPD spokesman Juan Barnes said. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Two westbound lanes of traffic were blocked while police investigated the crash.

No further information was immediately available.

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