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UPDATE: Fatal New Iberia crash victims identified

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The Iberia Parish Coroner's Office has identified the two men killed in a car accident early Friday as New Iberia residents Shaylin Thorne, 27, and Craig Webber, 29.

Two men died last night in a single-vehicle crash in New Iberia that ended on the Center Street Elementary School playground.

According to the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, deputies responded about 1:30 a.m. to a crash in the 1600 block of Julia Street

Deputies found that a vehicle drove through a fence on the Center Street Elementary School playground, struck a utility pole and veered onto the school's playground.

One of the two occupants was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other occupant died later at a local hospital.

Toxicology results are pending. The investigation is ongoing.

Workers were at the school Friday morning fixing the fence and cleaning up debris off the playground.

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