Overnight Crash Mangles Cars, Kills One

A crash early Tuesday morning left two cars mangled in the St. Claude neighborhood of New Orleans.  Police say a 28 year old man was driving a white Ford Taurus on Poland Ave. and another man was driving a black Chrysler 300 on St. Claude.  The vehicles collided, causing the Chrysler to hit a pole.  The driver of that car died on the scene, while the driver of the Taurus was taken to the hospital.  He’s listed in stable condition.  Blood and alcohol tests are pending.