African ship carrying sick crewmen to dock in New Orleans

Body recovered from Lake Pontchartrain

149397_359024064210686_156390063_nA body was recovered from Lake Pontchartrain this morning.

Causeway Bridge general manager Carlton Dufrechou tells WGNO News that the Jefferson Parish Land Air Sea Emergency Rescue (LASER) team brought the body to the Bonnabel Boat Launch, and that it is the driver of the dump truck that was recovered from the lake on Thursday.

The driver has been identified as 39-year-old Christopher Sergeant from New Orleans.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.