Authorities have identified the person who died in a crash in New Iberia Friday morning.
Captain Ryan Turner with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office said 19 year old Jacinto Leopoldo Flores-Rodriguez of Marrero lost control of the vehicle and landed in a canal on the west side of the roadway.
The accident took place Friday, April 19th at about 6:50 A.M. at South Lewis Street and Kingdom Circle.
Deputies say Flores-Rodriguez was alone in the vehicle at the time of the crash. He was pronounced dead by the Iberia Parish Coroners Office.
One person died in a single vehicle accident near the Port of Iberia.
At approximately 6:50 a.m. on April 19, deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Department responded to a single vehicle crash at South Lewis Street and Kingdom Circle, near the Port if Iberia.
When they arrived at the scene, deputies located an overturned vehicle in a canal along South Lewis Street. One person was inside at the time. The unidentified male was pronounced dead by the Iberia Parish Coroners Office.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation. The deceased person's identity is being withheld until next of kin can be notified.