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Two dead, one injured in crash in New Orleans East

The NOPD says that the accident happened at the intersection of Hayne Boulevard and Edgelake Court.

NEW ORLEANS — Two people were killed and another was injured when a car and SUV crashed into each other at the intersection of Hayne Blvd. and Edgelake Court Tuesday evening around 5:45 p.m.

According to police, a female and male of unspecified age were driving in the vehicle that collided with the SUV, which was driven by a male.

Police said the woman was declared dead on the scene while the male in the passenger seat was taken to the hospital by EMS, but later died. 

The male in the SUV was also taken to the hospital and said to be stable. 

No additional information is currently available. 

The Orleans Parish Coroner will officially identify the decedents in this incident upon completion of autopsy and notification of family.

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