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Man dies in single-vehicle crash in New Orleans East

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police are investigating a fatal, single car crash that occurred on Saturday night.

According to NOPD, a 45-year-old man from Violet, La. was driving west in the 5900 block of Almonaster Avenue in a 2011 Cadillac Escalade when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of his vehicle and struck the median. The Escalade then ran off the road and flipped over, landing upside-down in a ditch.

Paramedics arrived on scene and rendered medical aid to the driver, but he died on the scene.

Blood and alcohol tests are pending according to NOPD. The Investigation is ongoing.

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