Victim identified in fatal Metairie accident

Victim identified in fatal Metairie accident

METAIRIE, LA (WVUE) - Deputies have identified a woman killed in a single-vehicle accident in Metairie.

The accident occurred at 1:45 a.m. Tuesday near the intersection of S. I-10 Service Road and Bonnabel Blvd.

Officers say that Madelyn Apken, 57, was killed after her vehicle overturned.

Deputies say that for unknown reasons, Apken lost control of her vehicle, crossed a lawn and hit a curb. The vehicle then went airborne, struck a tree on the neutral ground and overturned.

Deputies say the victim was not wearing a seat belt.

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