NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - New Orleans police are investigating a traffic fatality that claimed the life of an unidentified man.
The crash happened on Interstate 10 East, at U.S. 90B, early Monday just after 2 a.m.
A 39-year-old taxi cab driver in a white 2015 Toyota minivan was heading eastbound when he struck the victim who was walking his bike on the Interstate.
The unidentified man was walking his bicycle on the interstate, headed Uptown, when he was struck in the right lane.
Emergency Medical Paramedics arrived on the scene and rendered medical aid but still, the male died on the scene.
The driver of the taxi cab was not injured in the incident.
Blood and alcohol tests are pending and the investigation is ongoing.
The Coroner's Office will conduct an official autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.