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A 29-year-old woman is dead and a male passenger is injured after a single-car crash at the intersection of Elysian Fields Avenue and Mexico Street on Friday morning.

According to New Orleans police, around 5:20 a.m., the woman was driving northbound on Elysian Fields when she lost control of her Ford Fusion and struck a concrete barrier.

The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. The male passenger was taken to an area hospital; his condition is unknown.