NEW ORLEANS -- A 47-year-old man riding a motorcycle died Sunday after he hit a parked car, according to theNew Orleans Police Department.

The accident happened near the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Stephen Girard Drive around 5 p.m.

The man was traveling north on Elysian Fields Avenue when he hit a parked vehicle on the shoulder of the road. He lost control, struck a tree and was ejected from the bike.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene.

A toxicology result is pending. He won't be identified until his family is notified.

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