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Motorcyclist dies after accident in N.O. East

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

A motorcyclist died at the hospital Friday after collidng with an SUV in New Orleans East.

Just after 6 p.m., the 54-year-old male driver of a green Chevy Blazer was crossing onto Chef Menteur Highway from Werner Drive when he collided with a 28-year-old male motorcyclist who was travelling west on Chef Menteur Highway. The blazer overturned and the driver sustained minor injuries while the cyclist was ejected from the motorcycle.

Both victims were taken to the hospital, where the cyclist later died.

The investigation is ongoing. A blood-alcohol test will be administered.

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