A Denham Springs man was killed in a motorcycle wreck Wednesday afternoon, State Police reported.

Around 1 p.m., troopers were called to La. 16 at Cane Market Road, where they found 68-year-old Charles Sons Jr., who was pronounced dead at the scene, State Police reported in a news release.

Troopers believe Sons was riding his motorcycle south on the highway while 46-year-old Lisa Meek, of Denham Springs, was driving a Chevrolet Malibu in the opposite direction and turned in front of him.

The two vehicles collided and Sons suffered fatal injuries in the crash, the release states. He was wearing a helmet.

Meek was arrested on one count each of negligent homicide and careless operation.