At approximately 1:00 a.m. this morning, deputies with the St. Tammany Sheriff’s office traffic division responded to a fatal car crash on the I-10 service road near Slidell.
Responding deputies discovered a 2002 Lexus IS300 overturned beside the roadway. The driver, identified this afternoon by the St. Tammany Coroner’s office, was found next to the vehicle, deceased. He was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected during the crash.
The car had no other occupants and no other vehicles were involved in the crash.
Speed is believed to be a factor in the crash.