NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police are investigating a fatal accident that has killed one person Wednesday night in Gentilly.
The accident happened at about 9:30 p.m. near the intersection of Prentiss and Elysian Fields avenues.
According to police, the vehicle slammed into a traffic light.
It's not clear if anyone else was killed in the accident.
Police haven't said if driver impairment was a factor in the crash, and they haven't said whether the victim was wearing a seat belt.
The victim hasn't been identified.