An 80-year-old New Orleans woman died Monday in a traffic accident in the Upper 9th Ward, New Orleans police said.
The woman was trying to cross Poland Avenue at North Johnson Street in a Chevrolet Tracker about 12:15 p.m. when her vehicle was struck by a Hyundai driven by a 38-year-old man, police said in a news release. She was taken to a hospital, where she later died.
Dr. Jeffrey Rouse, the Orleans Parish coroner, identified the victim as Dorothy Johnson. He said she died of multiple blunt trauma injuries. No citations were issued. Results of blood and alcohol tests are pending.