The Coast Guard ended its search for a person whose truck plunged into Lake Pontchartrain after the body was recovered Wednesday evening.
The Coast Guard ended its search for a person in the water after the body was recovered in Lake Pontchartrain Wednesday.
The pickup truck that crashed on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway and plunged into the lake early Wednesday (Jan. 24) has been pulled from the water, but there was no occupant inside the vehicle, authorities said.
Search and Rescue operation underway after truck crashes into Lake Pontchartrain from the Southbound Causeway
The Causeway Police, along with the Coast Guard, and the Jefferson and St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Departments are searching for a vehicle that crashed off of the causeway into Lake Pontchartrain.
A search-and rescue operation is underway on Lake Pontchartrain Wednesday morning after officials believe a truck plunged into the water off the southbound lanes of the Causeway.
Divers are preparing to search a vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain that plunged over the railing of the southbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway early Wednesday (Jan. 23).
A pickup truck driving southbound on the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway plunged into the water early Wednesday morning (Jan. 24), according to authorities. The southbound bridge is closed while authorities search for the driver.
Both sides of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway are open, and crews have lifted a pickup truck from the water after it plunged off the bridge early Wednesday.