KENNER, LA (WVUE) - Kenner police are investigating an auto accident that claimed one life. The incident occurred Sunday around 12:43 p.m. in the 1100 block of Joe Yenni Boulevard. The victim has been identified as 24-year-old Raja Sikandar Mahmood of Kenner
According to police, Mahmood was driving a Nissan west on Joe Yenni Blvd. when he lost control of the car. The vehicle left the roadway to the left-hand side and flipped, prior to landing in the canal. Rescue crews pulled the man's body from the water and transported him to Ochsner Hospital in Kenner, where he was pronounced dead.
The investigation into the accident continues, but police believe that the rainy weather and speed may have been factors in the crash.
Police say that Mahmood was the only person in the vehicle at the time of the crash.