State Police: Man killed after crashing into tree in Tangipahoa Parish Saturday afternoon
INDEPENDENCE - A man was killed Saturday afternoon when his pickup truck slammed into a tree in Tangipahoa Parish.
State Police said the single-vehicle crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. on LA 442 near River Ridge Drive in Independence. It claimed the life of 32-year-old Matthew Bonomo.
Troopers said Bonomo was driving westbound on the highway when his pickup truck veered off the roadway, crashing into a ditch and hitting a tree.
Bonomo was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash, and he died at the scene. Police said a toxicology sample was taken as part of an ongoing investigation.
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