Woman killed in Iberia Parish ATV accident

One woman died and another woman was injured late Saturday in an all-terrain vehicle crash on Breaux Road in Iberia Parish, a Sheriff’s Office spokesman said.

A 35-year-old woman and a 34-year-old woman were riding the vehicle around 11 p.m. when, for reasons unknown, they hit a culvert and were thrown from the vehicle, Capt. Ryan Turner said.

The 35-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office, Turner said.

Authorities are still trying to notify the woman’s family members before releasing her identity, he said.

The 34-year-old woman was taken to a Lafayette hospital with severe injuries, Turner said. Authorities are still investigating the cause of the accident, Turner said.