New Orleans Police Department’s Fatality Section is investigating a Fatality that left a 34-year-old Slidell man dead. The accident occurred at approximately 8:00 am off the roadway on I-10 East just before the Chef Menteur Highway exit.
The 34-year-old male driver of a Ford Explorer was traveling eastbound on the Interstate when for reasons unknown, he lost control of his vehicle, drove off the roadway and struck a metal pole. No one else was inside of the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead on the scene.
The Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
Fatality Investigator Edgar Edwards is in charge of the investigation.
Officer Garry Flot