May 11, 2014 11:56 AM by Cecilia Stevenson
A New Iberia man's life was taken in a single vehicle crash Saturday evening.
Louisiana State Troopers report George Carter of New Iberia, was driving a 2009 Dodge truck east on LA Highway 318 near Gibbs Road. Upon approaching a right curve Carter traveled off the left side of the road, struck several trees and caught fire.
Carter was pronounced dead at the scene by the St. Mary Parish Coroner.
It is unknown if Carter was wearing a seat belt or if he was impaired while driving.