Man killed by hit-and-run driver on Chef Menteur Highway
NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - A man was killed after being struck by a hit-and-run driver Saturday evening (March 20) in New Orleans East.
According to the New Orleans Police Department, the crash happened around 8:19 p.m. in the 12900 block of Chef Menteur Highway.
Police said a man walking in the exit lane off Interstate 510 onto eastbound Chef Menteur Highway was struck by a vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the vehicle continued eastbound and fled the scene.
The NOPD has not released a description of the vehicle that struck the pedestrian. Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact NOPD traffic fatalities investigator Michael Baldassaro at (504) 658-6205 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.
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