December 19, 2020  |  07:31 am

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash, which resulted in a fatality Friday night.

The preliminary investigation by deputies revealed the crash occurred as a 2004 Chevrolet Colorado truck with Mississippi plates was traveling eastbound on Howard O’Berry Road in the Pearl River area when for unknown reasons the driver failed to negotiate the 90-degree turn onto Lester Road and crashed into several trees at approximately 7:10 p.m. Friday (December 18) night.  

The driver and passenger and were transported by medical personnel to a local hospital, where the passenger was pronounced dead. 

The remains of the deceased have been turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office for identification, notification of next of kin and a determination on the cause and manner of death.

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