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NEW ORLEANS The New Orleans Police Department and the Louisiana State Police are investigating a fatal accident in New Orleans Monday.

It happened shortly after 2 a.m. in the right lane on I-10 westbound before the Carrollton exit.

Police say an 18-wheeler was traveling in the right lane on I-10, when he rolled over an unidentified man.

A preliminary investigation indicates the man had already been struck in the roadway.

Investigators are in the process of determining when and how the man was initially struck.

All lanes have been reopened according to NOPD.

More information will be given as soon as it become available.

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