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1 dead after car crashes into eastern New Orleans canal

One person was killed when their car crashed into a canal. (FOX 8) One person was killed when their car crashed into a canal. (FOX 8)
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

Police are working a traffic fatality in eastern New Orleans.

A man was killed around 5:51 a.m. on Friday when their Cadillac crashed into a canal at Newcastle St. and Morrison Rd.

A section of Morrison Rd. was shut down as police investigated the incident.

The car was traveling eastbound when the man behind the wheel lost control for unknown reasons. The car hit the curve, flipped and landed upside down in the Morrison canal.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

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