Just before 2:45 this morning, State Police investigated a three car crash that took the life of 18-year-old Jordan Prince who recently graduated from Loreauville High School.

The crash happened on Highway 90 near Louisana Highway 14 in Iberia Parish.

State Police says 31-year-old King Ellis of Jeanerette was driving westbound, but he was in the eastbound lanes.

As the two cars got close, Prince hit the brakes trying to avoid getting hit by Ellis’ car, but the two hit.

After the crash, car debris hit a passing car.

Prince died at the scene, Ellis was taken to a hospital with several injuries.

State Police believes impairment by Ellis was a factor in the crash.

Routine toxicology tests are pending, and the investigation is ongoing.