Teen killed in dirt bike accident in N.O.

A 16-year-old boy died Thursday when he lost control of the dirt bike he was driving and struck a tree.

The accident occurred shortly after 7 p.m. in the 1500 block of North Dorgenois Street, New Orleans Police Department spokesman Officer Frank Robertson III said in an email.

The boy died at a hospital, Robertson said.

No one else was injured in the accident, which is still under investigation, Robertson said.