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NOPD investigates fatal motorcycle crash

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Posted: Nov 24, 2010 8:44 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: New Orleans, I-10, Airline Highway

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident.

Police say the accident occurred at 2:30 a.m Wednesday on the Interstate 10-Airline Highway westbound exit ramp.

Investigators say the 33-year-old driver of a motorcycle was traveling on the elevated portion of the exit ramp when he lost control of his motorcycle and struck the guard rail. The driver was
ejected and fell to the ground below the exit ramp. Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Police have not released the victim's name pending notification of next of kin.

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