THIBODAUX — Derek J. Rivere, 23, of Mount Olive, Miss., was apparently struck by a vehicle and left lying on La. 1 before another vehicle, driven by Warren A. Hebert Jr., 39, of Raceland, ran over Rivere’s lower legs and feet, State Police reported.
Hebert was driving south on La. 1 in the St. Charles community south of Thibodaux around 3 a.m. Thursday when he saw a body in the road and tried to avoid running over it, Trooper Bryan Zeringue said.
Rivere was pronounced dead at the scene by the Lafourche Parish Coroner’s Office, Zeringue said.
There was no detectable indication of alcohol or drug involvement on the part of Hebert, Zeringue said.
Toxicology results are pending from the Lafourche Parish Coroner’s Office.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call (985) 857-3680)