The man who crashed over the side of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway Wednesday (Jan. 24) has been identified as Christopher Knight of Franklinton.
The Coast Guard has recovered the body of a Franklinton man whose pick up truck went into Lake Pontchartrain after plunging off the Causeway Bride early Wednesday morning.
Authorities are continuing their search in Lake Pontchartrain for the driver of a truck that crashed over the side of the southbound span of the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway early Wednesday (Jan. 24).
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.