NOLA: 1 killed when vehicle falls from CBD parking garage

A truck fell several stories from a parking garage at Camp and Poydras streets, killing the driver of the vehicle and nearly missing pedestrians on the street below the garage.

According to the New Orleans Police Department, the driver of a pick-up truck was on the 5th or 6th level of a garage when for he crashed through a steel cable barrier and a glass window and fell to the ground, landing the truck on its roof.

The male driver was pronounced dead on the scene, police said. No one else was in the vehicle and no one else was injured. Streets remained closed for several hours as police investigated.

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