Fatality

Man falls to death from Twin Spans after accident on roadway
Thomas Perumean
June 06, 2020 - 9:39 am
Man falls to death from Twin Spans after accident on roadway
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July 10, 2019 - 9:07 am
The New Orleans Fire Department says a house fire in New Orleans East left one man dead. "NOFD was dispatched on a report of a house fire at 4401 Longfellow Drive," according to a news release. The fire was reported just after noon Tuesday. When crews arrived on they found much of the home fully...
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Chris Miller
June 05, 2019 - 10:39 am
The death of a pedestrian struck by a train near Slidell last week has been ruled a suicide, St. Tammany Parish Coroner Dr. Charles Preston's office said. The body of 30-year-old Bradley Hayes of Baytown, Texas, was found on the Norfolk Southern Railroad tracks around 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 30...
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Chris Miller
May 31, 2019 - 12:03 pm
St. Tammany authorities says a pedestrian was struck and killed by a train in the Slidell area. The coroner's office today identified the man as 30-year-old Bradley Hayes of Baytown, Texas. According to the sheriff's office, Norfolk Southern Railroad officials called them when Hayes' body was found...
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Jim Hanzo
March 25, 2019 - 3:14 pm
The State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a fatal fire in a rural Covington home that claimed the life of a person. The incident occurred in the 78000 block of Highway 437. It happened around 11 a.m. today.
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 18, 2019 - 8:34 pm
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a traffic fatality. "The driver, a 57-year-old female resident of Metairie, sustained numerous internal injuries during the crash," Captain Jason Rivarde said in a news release. "She was transported to a local hospital for treatment, but...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
February 08, 2019 - 8:03 am
New Orleans Police say a train hit and killed a person early Friday morning. "NOPD Officers are investigating an unclassified death near the intersection of Marais and Press Streets," Public Information Officer Danielle Miller said in an email. "Officers responded to a call of a traffic accident...
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July 02, 2018 - 12:33 pm
SLIDELL, La. (AP) — Louisiana State Police say a Mississippi man whose car apparently broke down on Interstate 10 was hit and killed when he tried to cross the three-lane highway on foot, at night, in the rain. Senior Trooper Dustin Dwight said in a news release Monday that 45-year-old Sylvester...
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Chris Miller
December 06, 2017 - 4:38 pm
The New Orleans Police Department says it has found a body in the area where they have been searching for a good Samaritan who dove into the water after a car drove into the New Basin Canal on the Lakefront. "The Orleans Parish Coroner's Office will determine the official case of death and release...
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August 12, 2017 - 7:17 am
Two men were killed when a car went flying over the side rails of the elevated portion of the I-10 East Almonaster/Louisa Street exit Saturday morning and landed on the street below. NOPD Traffic Fatality investigators say the incident occurred shortly after 2 a.m. The 2010 BMW 528 was found upside...
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