New Iberia man dies in crash on Thanksgiving Day

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – Iberia Parish sheriff’s deputies are investigating the cause of a fatal crash that claimed the life of a New Iberia man on Thanksgiving Day.

The crash happened shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday in the 400 block of West Admiral Doyle Drive.

Captain Wendell Raborn identified the victim as 30-year-old Reginald Provost.

Deputies believe Provost was driving a 2012 Dodge Charger at a high rate of speed when he lost control of the car and struck a large tree.

Provost and a 28-year-old passenger were taken to a Lafayette hospital, where Provost died.

The passenger remains in the hospital in critical but stable condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

 

 

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