St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched at the request of the Folsom Police Department. The preliminary investigation indicated a 2004 Mazda 6, driven by Johnson, was northbound on Highway 25 when for unknown reasons, it crossed the centerline and was struck head-on by a southbound 2009 Dodge Ram.
Medical personnel pronounced the driver of the Mazda 6 dead on scene. The driver of the Dodge Ram was airlifted to a local hospital with unknown injuries.
The body of the deceased driver was turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office, who identified Sherman Johnson as the driver and ruled the cause of death to be multiple blunt force trauma and the manner of death to be accidental,