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Elderly pedestrian struck and killed by vehicle on Port St.

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Police Department says an elderly man was struck and killed by a vehicle overnight on Port Street.

Police say the incident happened near the intersection of Port St. and North Claiborne Avenue around 8:30 p.m.

According to investigators, the driver was traveling westbound on North Claiborne Ave. and did not see the victim, an 83-year-old man, crossing the street northbound on Port St. The driver struck the victim with his vehicle.

The 83-year-old man was transported to a local hospital where he later died.

Police say the driver was not arrested in the crash.  

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