Posted: Mar 9, 2011 10:22 PM by Kristy Davis
Updated: Mar 10, 2011 11:00 AM
IBERVILLE PARISH- A man is dead after he was crushed on a barge in Iberville Parish.
The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Department can now confirm the identity of that man as Skye Sonnier, 30, of New Iberia.
Deputies say a derrick shifted and toppled over.
Most of the men were able to run to safety, but Sonnier got stuck between the barge and a tank.
Sheriff's deputies responded with their water rescue equipment.
Deputies say there was no spill reported from the rig accident.
The barge is owned by a company in Morgan City.