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Alligator, driver die in crash

Published:Sunday | May 17, 2015 | 12:00 AM


New Orleans police say an alligator crossing Interstate 10 caused a recent fatal two-vehicle crash.

Police say a van was eastbound near an exit when the driver tried to avoid the alligator. Investigators say a car rear-ended the van.

Police say the driver of the car was killed and a passenger was taken to the hospital. The driver of the van is being treated for injuries at a nearby hospital.

The accident also killed the alligator.