Sheriff Louis Ackal advises that on February 17, 2013 at approximately 11:50 a.m. Deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to S. Lewis St. and Ernest Crochet Rd. in reference to a vehicle being located overturned in a canal.
Deputies recovered a vehicle that was overturned in a canal near bridge that was used only by a railroad.
During the recovery of the vehicle deputies located the body of a male victim who is believed to be the driver.
The driver was a male who had no signs consistent with life and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Iberia Parish Coroner's Office.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office. The Identity of the driver is not being released until notification to the next of kin.