ROBERT, LA (WVUE) - A Robert man passed away following a single car crash in Tangipahoa Parish. The accident occurred Tuesday at 11:40 p.m. on Highway 190 near the Wal Mart Distribution Center. The crash took the life of 44-year-old Bobby Creekmore.
Police say that Creekmore was driving his pickup east on Hwy 190 when, for unknown reasons, he veered to the right, leaving the roadway. The pickup landed in a ditch and struck a culvert before coming to a rest. Creekmore, who was not wearing his seat belt, was transported to North Oaks Medical Center in Hammond where he died as a result of his injuries.
Troopers do not believe that alcohol played a role in the crash, but a blood sample was taken for toxicological analysis. The results are pending and the crash is still under investigation.