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Car accident near Lakefront claims life of 61-year-old man

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

New Orleans Police are investigating a car accident that left a 61-year-old man dead. The incident occurred Tuesday just before 2 p.m. near the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Robert E. Lee Boulevard.

Police say that the victim was driving his SUV west on Robert E. Lee when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into three parked cars in a parking lot in the 6300 block of Elysian Fields. The man was rushed to a local hospital, but later died. No other injuries were reported in the crash.

According to police, investigators believe that the victim may have suffered from a medical condition. An autopsy will be performed by the Orleans Parish Coroner's Office.

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