NOPD Cruiser Hits and Kills Pedestrian

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New Orleans police say a man was hit and killed by a NOPD cruiser Friday night.

It happened at about 8:30 in the 600 block of City Park Avenue.

Police say the man was walking in the area and for unknown reasons stepped into the traffic lanes.

The officer driving the cruiser was unhurt.

The department’s Public Integrity Bureau and Fatality Division are investigating the accident.