New Orleans, LA – According to the police officials, this unfortunate accident occurred right before 7 a.m. Thursday morning.
Police say it happened at the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and North Peters Street.
New Orleans Police Department officers responded to a report of a crash.
The responding officers found the victim.
The victim was taken to a hospital, where he later died.
Police say the victim was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene.
This incident is under investigation.
This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.