Last night (October 22, 2023), shortly after 10:30 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 40 near LA Hwy 445 in Tangipahoa Parish. The crash claimed the life of 27-year-old Nathan Schroeder of Covington.
The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as Schroeder was westbound on LA Hwy 40 in a 2013 Nissan Sentra. For reasons still under investigation, Schroeder lost control of the Nissan and struck a tree.
Schroeder was unrestrained and sustained severe injuries as a result of the crash. Schroeder was transported to a local hospital before he ultimately succumbed to his injuries. As part of the ongoing investigation, a toxicology sample was obtained from Schroeder for analysis.