Authorities have said a man driving on Interstate 420 in north Louisiana hit a tractor-trailer in an attempt to evade authorities.
The crash happened about 8:30 a.m.
Monday near the junction of Interstate 80 and Highway 420 in northwest New Orleans.
Police say the truck crashed and killed an 82-year-old man.
A passenger in the truck was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
No arrests have been made.