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Body recovered from Lake Pontchartrain


A body was recovered from Lake Pontchartrain Tuesday morning, according to Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrecheau.

The discovery of the body comes one day after a driver in a pickup truck drove off the southbound side of the Causeway Bridge Monday afternoon.

Rescue crews searched throughout the night and did locate the truck Monday evening.

The coroner's office is trying to determine if the body found is that of a 19 year-old male that drove off the bridge.

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