New Iberia man dies in motorcycle crash in Breaux Bridge

The following is a news release from the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office:

(St. Martinville, LA)-Shortly before 1:00 a.m. this morning, the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call regarding a motorcycle crash on Doyle Melancon Road in Breaux Bridge, LA.

Upon arrival, Deputies discovered that a motorcycle being driven by Dustin Richard, 26, New Iberia, was traveling North on Doyle Melancon near the 2500 block of Breaux Bridge High School Road when the crash occurred.

Mr. Richard succumbed to injuries sustained during the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The single vehicle crash remains under investigation, however, excessive speed appeared to be a factor in the crash.

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