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Motorcycle accident kills one man

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New Orleans, La - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a motorcycle accident that left one an unidentified man dead. The accident occurred Sunday, just after 8:00 p.m. in the 7500 block of Downman Road. The identity of the man will be released after family members are notified.

Police say that the man was driving the motorcycle lake-bound on Downman Road when he rear-ended an SUV. The man lost control of the motorcycle and hit a fire hydrant. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver and passenger of the SUV were not hurt.

A toxicology test will be performed. The investigation into the accident continues.

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