(February 26, 2014) New Orleans Police Fatality Section is investigating a traffic accident that claimed the life of a 50-year-old man. The accident occurred around10:00pm at the intersection of Saint Claude Avenue and Pauline Street.
The 26-year-old male driver of a Silver Honda Civic was traveling Westbound on Saint Claude Avenue in the left lane when the bicyclist travelling northbound on Pauline Street attempted to cross the vehicle’s lane of travel and was struck. EMS arrived and attempted to resuscitate the bicyclist but the attempts were unsuccessful, the victim was pronounced dead on the scene.
No charges will be filed in this investigation.
Fatality Investigator Richard Blackman is in charge of the investigation.
Officer Frank B. Robertson, III