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Single vehicle crash near LA 83 claims life of New Iberia man

1 year 3 weeks 2 days ago Tuesday, November 21 2017 Nov 21, 2017 November 21, 2017 12:50 PM November 21, 2017 in News
Source: WBRZ

NEW IBERIA- Authorities say a man was killed in a single vehicle crash Tuesday morning.

The accident happened around 10 a.m. on the US 90 frontage road near LA 83. 

Officials say 38-year-old Scott Ward of New Iberia was driving a 2014 Dodge truck eastbound along the frontage road. For reasons unknown, the Dodge ran off of the roadway, struck a tree, and caught fire.

Though Ward was wearing a seatbelt, his injuries were fatal. The Iberia Parish Coroner's Office pronounced him dead on the scene.

Troopers obtained routine toxicology samples for analysis.

The crash is still under investigation.

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