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NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans police are investigating an accident in Lakeview that left a 60-year-old man dead Sunday morning.

It happened in the 300 block of West Harrison Boulevard at about 9 a.m.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the man was driving eastbound in a blue Jeep Liberty when he lost control for unknown reasons and struck a tree.

The driver, whose identity hasn't been released, died in the hospital.

The coroner will release an official cause of death after an autopsy is completed.

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