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Fatal crash with garbage truck leaves one dead in New Orleans


NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Police are investigating a fatal car accident involving a garbage truck that took place early this morning.

At about 4:15 a.m., a Honda Civic was heading westbound on Chef Menteur Highway at a high speed when police say it struck the back of a garbage truck stopped at a red light. The car's drive and sole passenger died on the scene.

Blood and alcohol tests are being conducted and the investigation is ongoing. The investigating is ongoing.


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