Woman struck, killed in crash on S. Claiborne Ave.

One dead after crash on S. Claiborne Ave.

NEW ORLEANS, LA. - Police are investigating a deadly crash in the Broadmoor area Tuesday morning.

According to New Orleans Police, the crash happened just before 5 a.m. near the intersection of S. Claiborne Avenue and General Taylor.

Police say the driver of a 2007 Chevrolet Avalanche said he was traveling on S. Claiborne when the woman stepped off the curb into traffic. 

"The driver remained on the scene for police and was transported to the DWI Testing Facility for a toxicology test," the NOPD said.

Police say blood and alcohol tests are still pending the investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. 

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