Teenager killed in fatal accident near Slidell

Slidell, La. - Louisiana State Police investigate a fatal accident near Slidell that claimed the life of a teenager.

The accident happened last night around 9 p.m. along Hwy. 190.

Troopers say 19-year old Brian Williams lost control of his car while trying to pass another driver.  The car hit several trees, ejecting Williams from the car.

He was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.  His passenger 15-year-old Thomas Populas died on the scene.

Troopers say neither the driver nor passenger was wearing a seat belt.  Charges are pending against Williams.