Passenger killed in Iberville Parish fatal crash

ST. GABRIEL— State police say a 24-year-old Plaquemine man died in a single vehicle accident in Iberville Parish.

The accident happened around 9 p.m. Thursday on La. 75 west of La. 327.

Trooper Jared L. Sandifer said Cedrick D. Smith was killed when the car he was riding in left the roadway and struck a telephone pole.

Sandifer said the car’s driver, 23-year-old Wilbert Pryer, also of Plaquemine suffered minor injuries.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.