Cops: Motorcyclist flies off I-10, dies

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 11, 2019 - 7:31 am
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New Orleans Police say a man is dead after flying off the raised portion of I-10 near Carrollton.

"The NOPD is investigating an auto accident that claimed the life of a motorcyclist Sunday night," according Public Information Officer Danielle Miller. "At or around 9:06 p.m., NOPD Traffic Fatality Investigators responded to a call of an accident with injury near I-10 West and South Galvez Street."

Investigators say officers discovered an adult male victim was involved in a single vehicle crash on his motorcycle.

"Through further investigation, officers determined that the motorcyclist was traveling on the elevated portion of I-10 West, when for unknown reasons, struck the guardrail and landed on the ground level."

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead on scene.

"Anyone with any additional information regarding this incident should contact Traffic Investigator Edgar Edwards at 504-658-6215."

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