Driver killed after crashing through St. Tammany Parish Federal Credit Union

A driver crashed through the St. Tammany Federal Credit Union building on Pontchartrain
A driver crashed through the St. Tammany Federal Credit Union building on Pontchartrain(St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1)
Published: Nov. 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM CST
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SLIDELL (WVUE) -A 44-year-old Slidell man was killed late Friday night after crashing his truck into the St. Tammany Federal Credit Union located at 550 Pontchartrain Drive.

🔴 𝗦𝗹𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗹𝗹 𝗣𝗗 𝗜𝗻𝘃𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗴𝗮𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗙𝗶𝗳𝘁𝗵 𝗙𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗬𝗲𝗮𝗿 🔵 Shortly before midnight (Friday, November 13, 2020), Slidell...

Posted by Slidell Police Department on Saturday, November 14, 2020

The Slidell Police Dept. says just before midnight, a 2018 Ford F-250 which crashed through the entire building (in one side and out the other).

The driver of the vehicle, 44-year-old, William Mancuso, was not properly restrained and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police say Mancuso was traveling north on Pontchartrain Drive at a high rate of speed and failed to navigate a curve in the road, and continued straight into the building. Speed and impairment are suspected.

Toxicology results are pending.

“This is our fifth fatal crash in just four months, which is far too many for our city. We will continue our education campaign on traffic safety, as well as increase proactive traffic enforcement. Too many people are losing their lives due to impairment and/or distracted driving. We have to do better. We need to do better,” said Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal.

Due to the financial building being severely compromised, Slidell Police are providing a security detail for the St. Tammany Federal Credit Union until the building can be properly secured.

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