The St. Tammany Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash, which resulted in a fatality Friday night. The crash occurred as a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado truck with Mississippi plates was traveling eastbound on Howard O’Berry Road in the Pearl River area when for unknown reasons the driver failed to negotiate the 90-degree turn onto Lester Road and crashed into several trees at approximately 7:10 p.m. The driver and passenger and were transported by medical personnel to a local hospital, where the passenger was pronounced dead. The remains of the deceased have been turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office.
The investigation remains ongoing and no further information is available at this time.