September 27, 2018  |  05:23 pm

Deputies with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division are investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred today (Thursday).

At approximately 2:15 p.m., the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal car crash on Fish Hatchery Rd., near Lacombe, LA.

The preliminary investigation has revealed the vehicle, a 2005 Honda Accord, was travelling south on Fish Hatchery road when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree, killing the driver. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

The identity of the driver has not been released at this time, pending positive identification by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office.

The driver was wearing a seatbelt; however speed and roadway conditions are believed to have been a factor in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing and no additional information is available at this time.