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Truck driver's body recovered from Lake Pontchartrain

3 years 7 months 2 weeks ago February 08, 2013 Feb 8, 2013 Friday, February 08 2013 February 08, 2013 1:01 PM in News
Source: Associated Press

METAIRIE -The body of a truck driver has been recovered, after his truck fell off the Causeway and into Lake Pontchartrain.

The driver has been identified as 39-year-old Christopher Sergeant of New Orleans.

His body was found by searchers from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office near the site where the truck was located in the lake on Thursday afternoon.

Sergeant was driving a dump truck southbound Wednesday around 5 p.m. when his truck when over the guardrail into the water around 4 1/2 miles from the Metairie end of the span.

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