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Man on bicycle killed in hit and run accident


NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police are investigating a fatal hit and run accident involving a man on a bicycle.

The accident happened around 5:50 a.m. Thursday. 

Police say a 58-year-old man was attempting to cross General De Gaulle Drive when his bike was struck by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene.

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.


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