• For second time this week, person hit, killed by Mardi Gras float in New Orleans

    1 month ago - By WCVB

    Tandem floats - multiple floats connected by hitches - have been banned for the rest of the festival after a second death at this year's Mardi Gras.
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  • New Orleans agency: 1 fatally struck by Mardi Gras float

    New Orleans agency: 1 fatally struck by Mardi Gras float

    1 month ago - By The Seattle Times

    NEW ORLEANS - A person was struck by a float and fatally injured Saturday evening during one of the iconic parades of the Mardi Gras season in New Orleans, authorities said. It was the second death in days to mar this year's Carnival festivities. A city agency tasked with emergency preparedness tweeted online that...
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