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New Orleans EMS reports first death of Hurricane Zeta

4 weeks 20 hours 50 minutes ago Wednesday, October 28 2020 Oct 28, 2020 October 28, 2020 8:26 PM October 28, 2020 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW ORLEANS - The first death of Hurricane Zeta has been reported in New Orleans, according to authorities.

New Orleans EMS responded to a high voltage electrocution fatality around 8 p.m. in 8200 block of Palm Street Wednesday.

The coroner has confirmed the victim was a 55-year-old male who was electrocuted by downed power lines.

The storm made landfall near Cocodrie, Louisiana as a category two storm around 4 p.m.

No other deaths have been reported. This is a developing story.

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