Posted: Feb 17, 2013 3:42 PM by katc
Updated: Feb 17, 2013 4:48 PM
A crash in Iberia Parish leaves a man dead. Deputies say it happened approximately 11:57pm Saturday on S. Lewis St. and Ernest Crochet Rd. Deputies say they recovered a vehicle that was overturned in a canal near a bridge used only by a railroad. Deputies say when they recovered the vehicle a male victim believed to be the driver was found inside the vehicle. The driver was a male who had no signs consistent with life and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Iberia Parish Coroner's Office. The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office. The identity of the driver is not being released until notification to the next of kin.