Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating Hammond’s fatal crash following a hit-and-run

HAMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish deputies are investigating a fatal crash that left one man dead over the weekend.

The crash, which occurred late Saturday evening near the Copper Hill Subdivision on Bankston Road, claimed the life of an unidentified Hispanic man. He was pronounced dead at the scene, officers said.

Deputies said the Jeep Liberty responsible was involved in a collision in the area before the fatal crash. After fleeing the scene, the vehicle left the road and drove through the backyard of a home, hitting several fences, officers said.

The crash remains under investigation by the Sheriff’s Office crash unit.