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NOPD: Woman killed in single-car crash

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

A 46-year-old woman from Mississippi died in New Orleans East after losing control of her car.

According to NOPD, the unidentified woman from Picayune was driving eastbound in the 22000 block of Chef Menteur Highway around 6:15 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into a tree. EMS declared the driver dead on the scene.

Detectives are unsure of why she lost control of her vehicle, but an investigation is underway including blood and alcohol tests.

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