Man killed in single vehicle crash in Seventh Ward

Man killed in single vehicle crash in Seventh Ward

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a single vehicle crash that left one man dead.

Police say the crash happened at 5:30 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Allen Street and Benefit Street.

According to investigators, a 28-year-old male was driving at a high rate of speed when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a metal pole.

The New Orleans Fire Department was called to extricate the man from the vehicle.

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