UPDATE (Aug. 13, 5:30 p.m.):
Police have identified the suspect vehicle in the hit-and-run crash that killed 25-year-old Gordon Poydras as a 2012 white Toyota Camry XLE. Police said a person of interest has also been identified and criminal charges may be forthcoming.
A man involved in a Metairie hit-and-run crash Wednesday night has died, and the driver is on the loose, according to Louisiana State Police.
Gordon Poydras, 25, was walking in the right lane of the I-10 east collector road at Causeway Boulevard around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was hit by a car that then fled the scene, police say.
Poydras was taken to University Medical Center where he died.
Police say the hit-and-run vehicle is a 2012-2015 white Toyota Camry. Information about the crash can be called into Louisiana State Police Troop B at (504)-471-2775.
A man and a woman both suffered gunshot wounds to the leg Wednesday evening in the 7th Ward, according to a report from New Orleans police.