Elderly man dead after fatal wreck in St. Claude neighborhood

NEW ORLEANS -- Police are investigating a fatal crash that left one man dead early Saturday morning.

The wreck happened near the corner of Port and North Galvez streets around 2 a.m.

Police said a driver was coming down North Claiborne Avenue and did not see an 82-year-old man crossing the street. The elderly man was brought to an area hospital after the crash, where he later died.

Officials have not released the man's name or the cause of the wreck. Police said the driver was not arrested.

This story is developing and will be updated when more information is available.

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