An unidentified man was killed Wednesday evening when he was hit by a car as he was crossing South Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans police said.
The man was crossing Claiborne near General Taylor Street around 8:15 when a silver Toyota Camry driven by a 23-year-old woman hit him, according to a NOPD news release. The pedestrian died at the hospital, and the Camry driver was uninjured, the release states.
“No charges have been filed and the incident remains under investigation,” the release states. “Blood and alcohol tests are pending and the Orleans Parish Coroner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.”