30-yr-old killed in I-55 crash

Just before 9:45 pm on Saturday, Oct. 22nd, Louisiana State Police troopers responded to a single vehicle crash on Interstate 55 near the Hwy. 51 interchange in Tangipahoa Parish.

Brandon Whittington, 30, of Hammond died in the wreck.

The initial investigation reveals the crash happened as Whittington was southbound on Interstate 55 in a 2017 Mercedes C300.

For reasons still under investigation, the Mercedes veered off of the roadway went into a ditch before hitting a tree.

Despite Whittington being properly restrained, he was killed in the crash and died on the scene.

Impairment is unknown, however, a toxicology sample was taken from Whittington for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.

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