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One dead, two injured in 7th Ward traffic incident

Map locating the incident in the 7th Ward (from Google Maps) Map locating the incident in the 7th Ward (from Google Maps)
A badly-damaged vehicle can be seen lying on its side in this image from the incident scene at Annette and N. Galvez. (Phin Percy) A badly-damaged vehicle can be seen lying on its side in this image from the incident scene at Annette and N. Galvez. (Phin Percy)

New Orleans, La. - Police are investigating the cause of an accident that left a 60-year-old man dead and two other men injured.

NOPD reports it happened shortly after 8:00 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Annette and North Galvez street. 

A white Kia Optima was traveling lakebound on Annette Street and a Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling westbound on North Galvez, when for unknown reasons the vehicles collided.

In a statement from the NOPD, "The 60-year-old man traveling in the Trailblazer was pronounced dead at the scene and another occupant in the Trailblazer was transported to the hospital in critical but stable condition."

The driver of the Optima was taken to a hospital and listed in critical condition.

Names of the victims are being withheld until family members can be notified.

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