Driver killed in La. 445 wreck in Tangipahoa Parish

A driver died in a single-vehicle wreck Thursday night on La. 445 in Tangipahoa Parish, State Police reported Friday.

A 1992 Chevrolet pickup truck heading northward from Ponchatoula about 10 p.m. ran off the right side of the road, overcorrected, swerved off the opposite side of the highway, hit an embankment, overturned and ejected the driver, according to a State Police news release.

Troopers investigating the crash suspect driver impairment and were awaiting test results from the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab, the release stated.

The name of the driver was being withheld pending notification of family members, troopers said late Friday.