Ponchatoula man killed in Tuesday crash

PONCHATOULA, La. (AP) - State police say a 35-year-old Ponchatoula man died in an early morning accident.

Troopers say Aaron Rodgers was southbound on Firetower Road early Tuesday morning and failed to stop at its intersection with La. Highway 22 and ran into the ditch.

Trooper Nick Manale says Rodgers was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. He was taken to North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond where he was pronounced dead.

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