Passenger dies in late night car crash

Passenger dies in late night car crash

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A fatal car crash claimed the life of a 21-year-old woman Sunday morning.

The crash occurred around 3 a.m. on Jan. 24. According to NOPD, a Honda Odyssey driven by a 25-year-old man was going eastbound on I-10 near the Irish Bayou Exit when a Nissan Altima driven by a 26-year-old man rear-ended the Honda.

Everyone involved in the crash was taken to the hospital by EMS, including the 28-year-old man and 21-year-old woman that were passengers in the Nissan.

The 21-year-old woman died at the hospital. The 28-year-old man is listed in critical condition.

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the crash.

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