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Man killed by car while lying in road near New Orleans high school

The driver stayed at the scene to answer questions and is not facing charges, according to an NOPD spokesperson.

NEW ORLEANS — A man was fatally struck by a car near McDonogh 35 High School Wednesday morning, NOPD officials said. 

The deadly collision happened at the intersection of Cadillac and Senate streets shortly after 4:30 a.m., NOPD officials said in an email.

An NOPD spokesperson at the scene told WWL-TV that the victim was reportedly lying in the road when he was struck. It's not clear why the man was in the road, but the circumstances of his death are still under investigation. 

The driver stayed at the scene to answer questions and is not facing charges, according to the spokesperson.

McDonogh 35 College Preparatory High School is a charter school in the St. Bernard area, just east of City Park. 

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