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Man killed in Ponchatoula wreck

2 years 8 months 4 weeks ago Monday, January 19 2015 Jan 19, 2015 January 19, 2015 3:51 PM January 19, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

PONCHATOULA - Monday, sheriff's deputies released details of a deadly crash that happened over the weekend.

Nat John Colona, 45, died in the single-vehicle wreck northeast of downtown Saturday night. Colona was from Hammond.

Investigators said Colona lost control at a sharp, left curve where North 1st Street becomes Lavigne Road. Lavigne connects to South Range Road.

Colona's sedan hit a tree after veering off the highway. He was pronounced dead on the scene by the coroner's office.

He was not wearing a seat belt and blood samples were taken to determine if he was intoxicated.
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