Pedestrian struck and killed in N.O. East car crash
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -The New Orleans Police Dept. is investigating a traffic fatality in New Orleans East overnight.
A 70-year-old man was struck and killed around 1:20 a.m. in the 7900 block of Chef Menteur Highway.
Police say the man was crossing the eastbound lanes of Chef Menteur Highway with he was struck by the driver of a Mazda CX9.
The victim died at the scene.
The driver also remained at the scene.
The victim’s identity was not released.
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