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Car accident in Lower Ninth Ward leaves one woman dead

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NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a car accident that left an 49-year-old woman dead.

The accident occurred Sunday, just after 6:30 p.m. near the intersection of St. Claude Avenue and Delery Street. 

According to police, the victim was attempting to drive her car across St. Claude Avenue at Delery Street, when she was struck by a man driving a pickup truck. The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The man was transported to a local hospital where he is listed in stable condition. 

Toxicology test results are pending. The Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death. 

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