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NEWORLEANS - A motorcyclist was killed when his bike struck a turning SUV and he was ejected onto the street Friday night in Algiers.

The incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of General Meyer and Odeon.

The identity of the victim, a 35-year-old man, was being withheld pending family notification.

According to police the driver of a Chevy HHR was heading east on General Meyer and began a turn onto Odeon when the bike, which was traveling west, struck it.

Police said that no charges have been filed in this ongoing investigation. A toxicology examination will be performed. The driver of the SUV did not receive any citations.

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