Pickup rider killed in Ascension Parish
Prairieville - A passenger in the back of a pickup truck was killed after he falls from the bed on to the road and is struck by another pickup.
State police say Eric T. Martin of Gonzales was riding on the side of the truck bed with three other people when the truck turned off of Duplessis Road and he fell out on to US Hwy 61.
He was struck by another pickup headed south on US Hwy 61. The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday night.
State police say neither of the drivers involved in the crash were cited.