The New Orleans Police Department’s Fatality Section is investigating a fatality that left an unidentified man dead. The incident occurred at approximately 8:15 P.M., eastbound on South Claiborne Avenue just before General Taylor Street.
The unidentified man was crossing Claiborne Avenue when he was struck by a 23-year-old female driver of silver Toyota Camry. The man died at the hospital.
The driver of the Camry was not injured in the incident.
No charges have been filed and the incident remains under investigation.
Blood and alcohol tests are pending and the Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
Fatality Investigator Anthony Pontiff, is in charge of the investigation.
Officer Garry Flot