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Woman killed by truck while walking on St. Charles Avenue

NOPD: Woman killed while walking on St. Charles Ave. NOPD: Woman killed while walking on St. Charles Ave.
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

New Orleans police say a 68-year-old woman was killed by a truck while she was walking on St.Charles Avenue.

Police have not released the name of the woman pending notification of family members.

According to investigators, the driver of a four-door Ford truck was traveling Friday afternoon on St. Andrew Street and was waiting to make a left-hand turn onto St. Charles Avenue. Police say when he did, he hit the woman.

She was brought to the hospital, where she later died.

The driver was not cited, but blood and alcohol tests are pending.

The Orleans Parish coroner will release the victim's name and will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. Police say when the investigation is over, they will hand over the case to the district attorney's office.

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