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Deputies: 2 women die in car fleeing hit and run accident

Deputies: 2 women die in car fleeing hit and run accident

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies say two women died when the convertible they were riding in wrapped around a utility pole.

The accident happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday on the Interstate 10 Service Road in Metairie.

Traffic fatality investigator Anthony Cannatella says the Ford convertible exited I-10 after being involved a hit-and-run accident.

Cannatella says the Mustang then got on the service road traveling at a high rate of speed and hit another car. The says the Mustang's driver lost control, the car overturned and skidded into the pole.

Both the driver and the passenger died at the scene.

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