Hammond man killed in single vehicle crash

Hammond man killed in single vehicle crash

HAMMOND, LA (WAFB) - Louisiana State Police are investigating a crash that killed a Hammond man Saturday night.

State Troopers say the crash happened just after 8 p.m. on LA 1065 in Tangipahoa Parish.

According to crash scene investigators, 34-year-old David Neal Giacone was driving a Ford F-150 southbound on LA 1065 when for unknown reasons his vehicle went off of the right side of the roadway.

Giacone over corrected to the left causing the vehicle to spin into the northbound lanes and then go off of the left side of the roadway.

After leaving the roadway, the truck hit a ditch causing the truck to overturn and crash into a tree.

State Troopers say that Giacone was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident. He received fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Tangipahoa Parish Coroner's Office.

Blood samples were taken from Giacone and submitted to the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab for analysis.

The crash remains under investigation.

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