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A person was struck and killed Saturday night by a float in a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, authorities said, marking the second such death this week in the city and casting a shadow on celebrations. It also said tandem floats, multiple floats connected and pulled by a single tractor, would not be allowed for the remainder of the Mardi Gras season. Officials did not say whether the person was struck by a tandem float. A year-old woman was killed Wednesday when she attempted to cross between two parts of a tandem float. She tripped on a hitch and was run over by the float.

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Woman killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans was possibly reaching for beads, police say

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Police are still investigating the accident, spokesman Juan Barnes said Thursday. She was related to two members of the parade group, said a statement released Thursday through a public relations firm. Carmouche apparently tried to cross between two parts of a tandem float, tripped over a hitch connecting the sections and was run over, witnesses told news outlets.

The parade was ended early, and the rest of the floats were diverted off the parade route. Mardi Gras is Feb. The death comes one year after a car sped into a bicycle lane near a parade route, hitting nine people and killing two bicyclists. A man identified as the driver — Tashonty Toney, 32 — was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide. In , a rider getting off a three-part float after the Krewe of Endymion parade in New Orleans was killed when the float lurched forward and the third section ran over him, police said.

And in Marksville, about 75 miles north of Baton Rouge, a year-old standing between a pickup truck and the float it was towing died when the truck started moving after a brief stop, state police said. In , an 8-year-old boy died when a surging crowd toppled the ladder on which he was sitting, throwing him behind the cab of a flatbed trailer on which a parade float had been built. That same year, a 2-year-old girl died under a Zulu float.

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Two killed by parade floats during Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans, officials say

Police are still investigating the accident, spokesman Juan Barnes said Thursday. She was related to two members of the parade group, said a statement released Thursday through a public relations firm. Carmouche apparently tried to cross between two parts of a tandem float, tripped over a hitch connecting the sections and was run over, witnesses told news outlets. The parade was ended early, and the rest of the floats were diverted off the parade route.

Emergency personnel are responding to an incident on the Endymion route at Galvez. An individual was struck by a float and fatally injured. Please avoid this area of the parade route.

Stopped on Magazine Street, Tania Roubion sits on top of float 22 where it came to a halt right behind another float that ran over a woman at the Mystic Krewe of Druids parade in New Orleans on Wednesday, February 19, A woman was hit by a Nyx float and killed Wednesday night on Magazine Street. NOPD investigators closed off the street. The scene near Magazine and Valence streets where a Nyx parade float struck and killed a woman on Wednesday night in New Orleans.

2nd person struck and killed this week by Mardi Gras parade float in New Orleans

Police are still investigating the accident, spokesman Juan Barnes said Thursday. She was related to two members of the parade group, said a statement released Thursday through a public relations firm. Carmouche apparently tried to cross between two parts of a tandem float, tripped over a hitch connecting the sections and was run over, witnesses told news outlets. The parade was ended early, and the rest of the floats were diverted off the parade route. Mardi Gras is Feb. The death comes one year after a car sped into a bicycle lane near a parade route, hitting nine people and killing two bicyclists. A man identified as the driver — Tashonty Toney, 32 — was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide. Before Wednesday night's accident, the most recent Carnival float-related fatality happened in , when a year-old rider fell from a float and in front of its wheels in Carencro, about miles kilometers west of New Orleans.

Woman struck and killed by Mardi Gras float during parade

A year-old woman died after she was struck by a float Wednesday night during a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans, officials said. The woman was hit at about 9 p. She was declared dead at the scene. The Krewe of Nyx was founded in as an all-female Mardis Gras krewe, which now marches annually on the Wednesday before Fat Tuesday.

A woman was hit by a Nyx float and killed Wednesday night on Magazine Street.

A Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans turned deadly when a woman was killed after being run over by a parade float. The woman, whose name has not been released by police, was struck by a float from The Mystic Krewe of Nyx parade at the intersection of Magazine and Valence street around 9 p. After the woman was fatally struck, floats in front of the incident continued along the route, while other floats were diverted, with police saying most people chose to stop marching after the accident. The Mystic Krewe of Nyx said its mission is to "unite women of diverse background for fun, friendship, and the merriment of the Mardi Gras season.

Woman struck and killed by Mardi Gras float during parade

The coroner released the identity of Carmouche Thursday morning. The organization said the city forced them to stop the remaining floats in the parade after the fatal accident. The parade takes a backseat when something like this happens on the route. On behalf of the entire Krewe of NYX.

The revelry of New Orleans Mardi Gras has turned deadly after a woman, who tried to get between two connected floats, tripped and was run over. Police believe she was trying to get beads tossed from the float when she was hit, NOLA. Police identified the woman as Geraldine Carmouche, 58, Nola. It is the largest parade with 3, members and 88 floats if you count the tandem floats, like the one the woman was hit by, as separate units, NOLA. The show ended early and the remaining floats were diverted from the parade route in New Orleans, the AP reported. Last year a car drove in a bicycle lane, hitting nine riders and killing two, the AP reported.

Woman fatally struck by NYX float identified

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Feb 19, - NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) - Geraldine Carmouche, 58, was struck and killed by a float Wednesday (Feb) night during the NYX parade.

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