NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a motorcycle accident in the Iberville neighborhood that left a 51-year-old man dead. The incident occurred Saturday around 8:10 p.m. in the 1400 block of St. Peter Street.
According to police, the motorcyclist was traveling lake-bound on Basin Street when he hit a curve, lost control of the bike and hit a tree. The man was ejected from the motorcycle and pronounced dead on the scene.
Police say that results from blood and toxicology tests are pending. An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.