New Orleans EMS reports first death of Hurricane Zeta
NEW ORLEANS - The first death of Hurricane Zeta has been reported in New Orleans, according to authorities.
New Orleans EMS responded to a high voltage electrocution fatality around 8 p.m. in 8200 block of Palm Street Wednesday.
The coroner has confirmed the victim was a 55-year-old male who was electrocuted by downed power lines.
The storm made landfall near Cocodrie, Louisiana as a category two storm around 4 p.m.
No other deaths have been reported. This is a developing story.
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