IBERVILLE PARISH, La. (KLFY) – A two vehicle crash leaves a Maringouin man dead.
Louisiana State Police report that troopers began investigating a two vehicle serious injury crash shortly after 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30. LSP confirms the crash occurred on LA Hwy 77 in Iberville Parish. Tyrell White, 24 of Maringouin ultimately died from his injuries.
The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred as a Freightliner UPS delivery truck was stopped in the northbound lane of LA Hwy 77. White was traveling north on LA Hwy 77 in a Chevrolet Trailblazer. For reasons still under investigation, as White approached the stopped Freightliner, he failed to stop and struck the rear of the truck.
State police reports white was unrestrained at the time of the crash and sustained serious injuries. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment. On April 1, Troop A was notified by the hospital that White died due to his injuries.
The driver of the Freightliner sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash. He was also transported to a local hospital for treatment. As part of the ongoing investigation, toxicology samples were obtained from both drivers for analysis.