Latest Weather Blog
State Police investigate fatal crash on I-12 in Hammond
HAMMOND - A 30-year-old driver was killed in an early morning crash on I-12 near Airport Road in Tangipahoa Parish.
Louisiana State Police say Jory W. Thaxton was traveling westbound on I-12 at a high rate of speed in a 2016 Toyota Corolla and eventually rear-ended a 2010 Freightliner 18-wheeler driven by 56-year-old Leon Roland of Phoenix Arizona.
Police say Thaxton sustained severe injuries in the crash and was rushed to a local hospital before being pronounced deceased.
Both drivers were wearing their seatbelts and police say impairment is not suspected.
At this time, the crash remains under investigation.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Amazon truck bursts into flames while making deliveries in Zachary
Man taken to jail after video shows child smoking weed
EXPLICIT: Video of 5-year-old smoking marijuana leads to arrest
EMS, non-profit encourage education in life-saving skills during National CPR and AED...
Lawmakers taking action to protect state's seafood industry
LSU blasts 4 homers in 13-7 win over Oregon State to advance...
LSU baseball prepares for NCAA Regional play
LSU, Tulane to meet in first round of Baton Rouge Regional as...
LSU president reminisces during team trip to DC
Southern baseball sweeps Arkansas-Pine Bluff to finish out regular season