Erwinville, LA (NBC33) — A single-car crash took the life of 56-year-old Rurid L. James of Erwinville.
The accident happened just before 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning on LA Highway 620 (Section Road) near LA Highway 413 in West Baton Rouge Parish.
An initial investigation by Louisiana State Police revealed that the wreck happened as James drove eastbound on LA Highway 620.
For unknown reasons, his car left the roadway, then ran into a ditch and flipped over.
James was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the vehicle. He suffered fatal injuries in the crash.
Investigators are awaiting a toxicology report.