November 08, 2022  |  09:48 pm

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash which occurred Tuesday (Nov. 8) afternoon in Folsom.

At approximately 4 p.m. Tuesday, STPSO deputies were dispatched at the request of the Folsom Police Department to investigate a vehicle crash which occurred on Highway 25 near Village Farms Lane.

The preliminary investigation into the crash indicates a 2004 Mazda 6 was northbound on Highway 25 when for unknown reasons it crossed the centerline and was struck head-on by a southbound 2009 Dodge Ram.

Medical personnel pronounced the driver of the Mazda 6 dead on scene, and the driver of the Dodge Ram was airlifted to a local hospital with unknown injuries.

The crash is still under investigation, and the body of the deceased driver has been turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office for a positive identification.