September 27, 2019  |  08:35 pm

At approximately 5:30pm (Sept. 27) St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the area of North Willie Rd. near Folsom, to investigate a motorcycle crash that has resulted in a fatality.

The preliminary investigation by deputies revealed the crash occurred as the 2014 Honda Fusion was travelling north on N. Willie Rd near La Hwy 40, when for unknown reasons, the driver failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and was ejected.  This was a single vehicle crash.

Despite wearing a DOT approved helmet, the driver sustained severe injuries in the crash.  The driver was transported to a local-area hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

The remains of the deceased have been turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office for identification and to determine the cause and manner of death.

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