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New Iberia man dies in fiery wreck

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Posted: May 11, 2014 1:37 PM
Updated: May 11, 2014 1:37 PM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: New Iberia, crash, St. Mary Parish, fatal

MORGAN CITY - A New Iberia man died Saturday night after his vehicle ran off Louisiana Highway 318 in St. Mary Parish.

Trooper First Class Stephen Hammons says the vehicle struck several trees and caught fire.

Hammons says 65-year-old George Carter was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers are still investigating the crash which occurred about 6:40 p.m.

Hammons says a toxicology sample was sent to the State Crime Lab for analysis.

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