Whiskey Bay crash

One person has died in an accident that occurred Monday morning on I-10 West in Iberville Parish.

The wreck happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday on the exit ramp from I-10 West to Whiskey Bay. 

John Cloninger, 50, of Pearl, Mississippi, died after a tractor-trailer struck a bridge rail. He was not wearing his seat belt at the time of the crash, according to Louisiana State Police.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

It is unknown if impairment was a factor but a toxicology sample was taken.