A 49-year-old Arnaudville man died Tuesday night after a van struck his overturned 4-wheeler on La. 741 near Cheramie Road in St. Landry Parish, State Police said in a news release.
State Police said Bernell Bernard had become trapped underneath the 2001 Kawasaki Bayou 4-wheeler after the vehicle overturned on the east side of La. 741.
The crash occurred shortly after 8 p.m. when a van driven by Hammie Janise, 66, of Port Barre, attempted to avoid hitting the 4-wheeler but was unsuccessful, State Police said in the release.
Bernard died at the scene. Janise sustained minor injuries in the crash and was treated at the scene, State Police said in the release.