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24-year-old man killed crossing the street in St. Roch

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

 A 24-year-old man was killed while crossing the street in the St. Roch neighborhood this morning.

According to NOPD the victim was crossing the street at about 6:35 a.m. when a 27-year-old man driving a gray Nissan Titan truck struck him at the intersection of Franklin and North Claiborne. Police say the car struck the 24-year-old and carried him several feet away from the site of the initial impact. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Blood and alcohol tests are pending.

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