BELLE CHASSE, Louisiana — State police say a New Orleans man died Monday evening in a single-vehicle wreck on Louisiana Highway 23 in Plaquemines Parish.
Troopers say the accident happened at about 6 p.m. The victim was identified as Joseph Chevis.
Investigators say Chevis was driving a Chevrolet Suburban southbound when he drove off the highway and through a fence.
The vehicle struck an embankment before coming to a stop in front of a house.
Chevis was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.