A 19-year-old Luling man died in a St. James Parish car wreck Friday on La. 3127 near the Ascension Parish line, State Police said.
Erskine Webster was driving a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro south on La. 3127 and attempting to pass several vehicles in the rain when he lost control and was struck by a northbound pickup truck, State Police said in a news release.
Webster was pronounced dead on the scene by the St. James Parish Coroner’s Office.
The driver of the pickup truck, Anthony Abadie, 51, of Reserve, was transported to a local hospital with moderate injuries, State Police said.
Both drivers were wearing seat belts according to the release. The release states toxicology samples were taken from both drivers and results are pending.