Girl killed when SUV flips into Metairie canal, open app for more info

A girl was killed when the SUV she was riding in flipped into a canal in Metairie at Clearview Parkway and Veterans Memorial Boulevard, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

The woman driving the vehicle was given CPR at the scene of the crash. She was taken to a local hospital.

The girl who died in the crash Tuesday afternoon was seven or eight years old, according to the JPSO.

The metro area was pounded by heavy rain all day, but the JPSO could not confirm if the accident was due to slick roads.

The identity of the victim has not been released.

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