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Driver killed in 1 car accident near Erwinville

  • Associated Press
  • April 16, 2014 - 2:55 PM

ERWINVILLE, La. — State police are investigating a fatal crash in West Baton Rouge Parish.

Trooper Jared Sandifer says 56-year-old Rurid James of Erwinville was eastbound on Louisiana Highway 620 early Wednesday morning when his car ran off the road and into a ditch, then struck a culvert and overturned.

Sandifer says James was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene.

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