Man Dies When Car Plunges from New Orleans Parking Garage

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One person is dead after a pickup truck fell from a parking garage Wednesday in New Orleans, police said.
One person is dead after a pickup truck fell from a parking garage Wednesday in New Orleans, police said.WDSU TV

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The driver of a pickup truck died when he crashed through a barrier of a New Orleans parking garage and plunged several stories to the ground, police said.

One person is dead after a pickup truck fell from a parking garage Wednesday in New Orleans, police said.
One person is dead after a pickup truck fell from a parking garage Wednesday in New Orleans, police said.WDSU TV

No one else was hurt in the crash, which occurred around 7 a.m. in the city's central business district, NBC affiliate WDSU reported.

The pickup was on the fifth or sixth level of the garage when it crashed through a steel cable barrier and a glass window, New Orleans Police Department spokesman Garry Flot said.

The victim was not immediately identified.

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