Luling motorcycle rider killed in Loranger collision

A motorcyclist died in a collision Wednesday morning with a car on La. 40 near Passman Road , State Police reported.

Louis Perkins, 24, of Luling, was killed shortly after 7 a.m. when his motorcycle struck a PT Cruiser that had just backed onto the road, according to a State Police news release.

Christine Lynn, 63, of Loranger, who was driving the car, was arrested and booked on counts of negligent homicide and failure to yield from a private drive, troopers said.