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Driver killed in fatal Center Street crash in Iberia parish identified

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UPDATE: Iberia Parish Deputies have identified the person killed in a three-car crash on Center Street. 

Deputies say the crash happened around 5:50 p.m. Wednesday afternoon and involved three vehicles. An investigation revealed that one vehicle, an SUV, was traveling south on Center Street when it crossed the center line, striking a second SUV. 

A press release states that the driver of the southbound SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. She has been identified as 61-year-old Pamela Morgerman of New Iberia. Two juveniles in that vehicle were transported to Lafayette hospitals. Their conditions were not listed.

The driver of the second vehicle and two children who were also on board were taken to a Lafayette hospital. 

The driver of the third vehicle was treated at the scene and released.

Iberia Deputies say that witnesses reported that there may have been some medical problems which contributed to the crash Further investigation by the Iberia Coroner's Office will be conducted. An investigation is ongoing. 


ORIGINAL STORY: Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputies are working an accident in which at least one person has died.

The three-vehicle crash happened on Center Street near Weeks Island Road. It was a head-on collision, but at this time deputies don't have any more details to provide. 

One driver, an adult, died at the scene. Another driver, also an adult, was airlifted to a local hospital in critical condition. Four juveniles were transported to a local hospital by ambulance, a spokesman said. 

Center Street will be closed between Weeks Island and Avery Island roads while the investigation continues, the spokesman said. It may be closed for several hours, so motorists are encouraged to find an alternate route. 

We will have more information as soon as it becomes available. 

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