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Passenger found dead, driver injured in shot-up truck that blocked I-10 near Prairieville | News – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-12-03 09:15:00 –

One man died and another was injured late Thursday on Interstate 10 in Ascension Parish, according to a sheriff’s agent.

Sheriff’s office spokesman Donovan Jackson said their truck was blocking all three lanes of the westbound I-10 near the Prairieville exit around 11:30 pm on Thursday. ..

The blockage occurred when people were returning home to the Dallas Cowboys in New Orleans from the defeat of Saints on I-10. Some drivers made a U-turn to avoid traffic and headed east on the I-10.

According to Jackson, the arriving agent found multiple ammunition holes in the truck while the passengers in the vehicle were deadly shot.

The driver was immediately taken to a local hospital for an unidentified injury.

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According to Jackson, the I-10 westbound was closed for about four hours and did not resume until around 4 am on Friday.

It was not immediately clear when and where the man was shot and why he was shot.

Jackson said an agent was investigating the case. He did not identify the man.

More details may be available later on Friday.



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