NEW IBERIA — The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a pedestrian in the 4500 block of Bull Island Road just after 8 p.m. Wednesday.
The victim, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was struck in the roadway by a Ford F-250 pickup, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release.
The victim was pronounced de ad at the scene. The driver of the truck had no reported injuries at the scene, the Sheriff’s Office said.
Alcohol is not considered a factor in the accident; however, routine toxicology tests will be performed, the Sheriff’s Office said.