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Posted: Saturday, 07 September 2013 5:22AM

Man struck and killed by NOPD cruiser

According to New Orleans Police, a 27-year-old man was killed when, for unknown reasons, he ran onto City Park Avenue and was struck by a 3rd district NOPD cruiser.  

It happened Friday night, around 8:30 p.m., in the 600 block of City Park Avenue.

The man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The officer was not injured.

This case is currently being investigated by the Public Integrity Bureau and the Fatality Division.

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