The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a vehicle of interest following a fatal hit and run crash which occurred Monday (April 18) evening near Covington.
Shortly after 8 p.m. STPSO deputies were dispatched to a report of a male lying in the roadway of Helenbirg Road near Joyce Court.
When deputies arrived, the victim, who appeared to have been struck by a vehicle, was being treated on scene by medical personnel. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment but later succumbed from his injuries.
The Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division responded to the scene and began to investigate the incident. Based off video footage obtained from the area, deputies are searching for what appears to be a white, early 2000s model, single cab Toyota Tundra.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the STPSO Traffic Division at (985) 276-1310.