May 30, 2019  |  06:30 pm

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating what appears to be a fatal crash involving a train and a pedestrian in the Slidell area.

At approximately 4 p.m. Thursday (May 30), representatives with the Norfolk Southern Railroad contacted law enforcement after a body was located on the tracks in the area between Bayou Liberty Road and Carr Drive. 

The remains have been turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office.

Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.