UPDATE: State Police identify bicyclist killed in early morning Iberia Parish crash


IBERIA PARISH, La. (KLFY) — UPDATE 2: State Police have identified the man as Paul Anthony Provost, 45, of New Iberia.

UPDATE 1: State Police Troop I is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the man killed in the early morning crash.

The victim is described as a Hispanic male, presumed to be in his early 30s. He was riding a red mountain bike west on LA. Hwy 14, approximately two miles west of US Hwy 90, at the time of the crash.

Anyone with information is urged to call LSP Troop I at (337) 262-5880.

ORIGINAL: A man was killed in an early morning accident in Iberia Parish. The two-vehicle crash involving a bicycle happened on LA Hwy 14 near LA Hwy 676.

The investigation by State Police shows the crash occurred as the bicyclist was traveling westbound in the center of the outside travel lane of LA 14. At the same time, a car was being driven westbound in the same lane on LA Hwy 14.

The bicycle was not equipped with any lights on the front or the rear, State Police said. As the driver of the car approached the bicycle from the rear, she was unable to avoid the bicycle.

This crash remains under investigation.

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