Posted: Apr 15, 2013 7:52 AM by AP
State police say a speeding motorist was killed on Interstate 10 when he lost control of his car, veered off the road and crashed into a tree.
Troopers say 24-year-old Sidrian R. Melancon, of Port Sulphur, died in the wreck just past midnight Sunday on I-10 west near La. Highway 22 in Ascension Parish.
Trooper First Class Jared Sandifer says Melancon was not wearing a seat belt.