Shortly after 5:00 pm on August 14th, 2021, Troopers from State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 40 at the intersection of LA Hwy 445 in Tangipahoa Parish.
The crash claimed the life of an identified driver.
The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as the driver was traveling eastbound on LA Hwy 40 in a 2012 Nissan Armada. For reasons still under investigation, the Nissan ran off the roadway and struck a tree.
Restraint use is unknown at this time.
The driver was pronounced deceased on the scene.
As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained from the driver for analysis.