ST. MARTIN PARISH — A 35-year-old New Iberia man died in a two-vehicle crash involving an 18-wheeler and a motorcycle on U.S. 90, State Police said in a news release Monday.
Jeremy Latiola died in the crash that occurred about 7:20 p.m. east of La. 92, the release said.
State Police said the crash occurred after Hillory Guillory, 45, of Lake Charles, crossed the eastbound lanes of U.S. 90, leaving a portion of the 18-wheeler’s trailer still protruding into the inside eastbound lane of the highway.
Latiola’s 2006 Honda motorcycle struck the trailer and Latiola was thrown from the motorcycle, the release said.
Guillory was cited for failure to yield, the release said.
The crash remains under investigation.