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KENTWOOD, La. -- A McComb, Miss., man has died after a crash on Interstate 55 in Tangipahoa Parish.

The accident happened at about 7:40 p.m. on I-55 northbound near the Mississippi state line.

Bobby Ross, 59, was driving in the left lane 'at a high rate of speed,' according to Louisiana State Police, when he drifted left, entered the median, overturned several times and landed on its roof in a water-filled creek.

Troopers pronounced Ross dead on the scene.

Ross was not wearing a seat belt. A toxicology test is pending.

The exact cause of death won't be released until the autopsy is completed.

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