First death of Hurricane Zeta reported in New Orleans

First death of Hurricane Zeta reported in New Orleans
New Orleans EMS says a person was killed in a high voltage electrocution incident Wednesday evening during Hurricane Zeta. (Source: WVUE)

NEW ORLEANS (WAFB) - Emergency personnel in New Orleans are reporting what appears to be the first death linked to Hurricane Zeta, which made landfall Wednesday, Oct. 28 in Terrebonne Parish just 1 mph shy of being a Category 3 storm.

Emergency officials say just before 8 p.m. they responded to the 8200 block of Palm Street about an electrocution fatality.

No other details are currently available.

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