Teen biker dies in Seventh Ward incident - FOX 8 WVUE New Orleans News, Weather, Sports

Teen biker dies in Seventh Ward incident

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New Orleans, La. -

Police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy who was riding a dirt bike when it struck a tree.

NOPD reports the incident happened just after 7:00 p.m. in the 1500 block of N. Dorgenois St. in the Seventh Ward.  It appears the teen lost control of the bike just before he hit the tree.

He was rushed to a nearby hospital but doctors were unable to save his life.

"No one else was injured in the accident," reads a brief statement from NOPD.  "This case remain to be under investigation by our fatality division."

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