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NEWORLEANS-- The Twin Span has reopened after a fatal accident Monday evening shut down all eastbound lanes, according to the New Orleans Police Department.

Around 8:30 Monday evening, a 70-year-old New Orleans East man was driving eastbound on I-10 when for unknown reasons, he lost control of his vehicle.

The victim's Saturn SUV struck the guard rails several times at the Twin Span. He died on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing. Blood and alcohol tests are pending, and the Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.

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