Man killed in accident that flipped truck on to its side

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Posted on May 14, 2013 at 6:15 AM

Updated Tuesday, May 14 at 7:56 AM

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METAIRIE, La. - A man was killed in a one-vehicle accident in Metairie Monday night, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office.

Aound 11:45 p.m., George Belle, 54, of Metairie was driving a Ford F150 in the northbound lane in the 3300 block of North Causeway Boulevard, according to JPSO.

Belle then entered the left turn lane at 17th Street, deputies said.

He failed to make the turn and traveled onto the median, casing his vehicle to roll over and land on the passenger side door, according to deputies.

He was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at East Jefferson Hospital.

Belle was not wearing a seat belt, JPSO said.

Whether impairment was a factor in the accident is unknown, according to deputies.

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