NOPD: Man found dead under wrecked truck

Police investigated the death an unidentified man whose body was found in the Treme-Lafitte neighborhood at the Orleans Avenue entrance ramp about 7 a.m. Saturday.

According to a news release from the New Orleans Police Department, officers found a pickup that had veered off the roadway and struck a tree.

A man’s body was found underneath the truck.

Investigators were trying to determine exactly what happened. The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office was scheduled to conduct an autopsy to determine how the man died, police said.