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A driver was killed on Saturday night on Interstate 12 in St. Tammany after veering off the road and hitting a tree, according to Louisiana State Police.?

Just after 9 p.m., the driver was headed east near La. 59 in a 2007 GMC Yukon, police said.?

The car veered off the road to the left and hit a tree. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene.

The incident is under investigation and a toxicology sample was taken from the driver.?