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Motorcycle Fatality in New Iberia Under Investigation

This past Friday night shortly after 10:00 pm, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle crash in the 7600 block of Lake Peigneur Road. Deputies found a single motorcycle was involved and the driver had been ejected from.

The driver, a 45-year-old New Iberia man, was pronounced deceased at the scene. Indications are the motorcycle was traveling east on Lake Peigneur Rd. and the driver lost control and struck a ditch.

The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division is conducting the investigation.

It is unknown at this time if impairment was a factor. The driver’s identity is withheld until next-of -kin can be notified.

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