Ponchatoula man killed in early morning crash

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana State Police say a one-vehicle crash on LA 22 and Firetower Road in Tangipahoa Parish took the life of a Ponchatoula man Tuesday morning shortly after 4:30 a.m.

Troopers say that 35-year-old Aaron Rodgers was driving southbound on Firetower Road when he didn't stop at the intersection at LA 22 and crashed into the ditch. Rodgers was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash.

Rodgers was taken to Northoaks Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Driver impairment is unknown at this time pending the results of a toxicology examination.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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