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

Teen biker dies in Seventh Ward incident

Updated:
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."

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 8 WVUE-TV
Louisiana Media Company, LLC.
1025 S. Jefferson Davis Parkway
New Orleans, LA 70125

General Number: (504) 486-6161
News Tips: (504) 483-1503
News Room Fax: (504) 483-1543

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WVUE. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
WVUE's Public Inspection File can now be accessed online. To access the online public inspection file click here: https://stations.fcc.gov/station-profile/wvue-dt.