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The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a traffic fatality, involving a 47-year-old Harahan woman, on the top of the a Pontchartrain Expressway overpass at Carrollton Ave.

The accident happened at approximately 2 p.m.

"A 56-year-old male driver from Harahan was traveling eastbound on the 90B in his dark colored antique unknown type Plymouth vehicle when for reasons unknown he lost control of his vehicle and struck the cement guard rail. The driver was ejected from the vehicle onto the bridge, while the passenger and the vehicle went off the top of the 90B bridge." said an NOPD statement.

The female was pronounced dead on the scene.