A 19-year-old Covington man died early Monday after a single-vehicle crash in St. Tammany Parish, officials said.
Around 6:30 a.m. Monday, Morgan Hunt, 19, of Covington, was driving a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder westbound on La. 40 west of La. 1082 in Bush. For unknown reasons, Hunt’s vehicle went off the roadway, hitting a culvert and several trees, Louisiana State Police said.
Hunt was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle, State Police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
As part of the investigation, blood samples were obtained and will be analyzed by the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office.