NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - (Editor's note: NOPD has issued an update to information released earlier.)
A man and a young boy were killed and a woman was injured Friday in a single-car crash on the Lakefront.
The crash happened just before 8 p.m. in the 300 block of Lakeshore Drive, when a red Dodge truck driven by the man struck a tree near Landry's restaurant.
A female passenger had to be extricated from the truck. There is no word on her condition. The boy and the man were pronounced dead on the scene.
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