Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred Tuesday night in New Orleans East.
The accident happened at 11:35 p.m. on Lake Forest Boulevard near Crowder Boulevard.
Police said the driver of a Ford Ranger was traveling westbound on Lake Forest when he lost control of the truck and struck a tree on the neutral ground. He died at the scene. There were no passengers in the truck and no one else was injured in the incident.
Blood and alcohol tests are pending. The Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.