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NEWORLEANS - A 79-year-old man was killed in a late night auto accident on North Claiborne Avenue Sunday, according to the NOPD.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was traveling lake bound on Gallier Street when police said he apparently disregarded a stop sign at North Claiborne. Police said the car collided with a Dodge truck that was traveling Uptown.

The victim was ejected from the car and pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the Dodge had minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been filed. A Toxicology test will be performed.

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