Covington man dies in St. Tammany crash

A Covington man died in a one-vehicle accident on U.S. 190 in St. Tammany Parish, State Police said in a news release.

Tropers said the victim of Saturday’s accident was identified as Paul Becnel Jr., 28.

Becnel was traveling east on U.S. 190 when his car ran off the road, struck a utility pole and flipped over before coming to rest on its roof.

Becnel was pronounced dead on the scene.

In a separate incident, Renee Green, 39, of New Iberia, was walking south on La. 675 when she was struck by a vehicle and killed. Authorities said the vehicle left the scene of the accident.

Green was pronounced dead at the scene by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office.