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Pedestrian killed in fatal New Orleans East crash

The vehicle responsible for the crash did not remain at the scene.
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NEW ORLEANS — The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that occurred around 11:40 Tuesday night that claimed the life of a male victim.

Police were informed by a witness who noticed a pedestrian, an adult man, suffering from injuries on Chef Menteur Highway and Downman Road. EMS arrived and declared him dead on the scene.

It is unclear what caused the accident, or if impairment was involved. The assailing vehicle did not remain at the scene.

This is a developing story, and it will be updated with the latest information available. Stick with WWLTV.com for the latest news. 

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