School board president indicted for hit and run

Malcolm Sibley (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)
Malcolm Sibley (Source: Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office)

GREENSBURG, LA (WAFB) - Authorities reported the Livingston Parish School Board president has now been formally charged with hit and run in a deadly crash.

The Office of the Louisiana Attorney General said a St. Helena Parish grand jury indicted Malcolm Sibley, 66, in the hit and run case.

The crash happened on LA 43 north of Greensburg in St. Helena Parish on Saturday, June 15 around 5 a.m. William "Cody" Iasigi, 21, of Liberty, MS, was killed. Authorities said Iasigi stopped his truck on the roadway and was hit when he got out.

Louisiana State Police arrived at Sibley's home just before noon Monday, June 17. Troopers loaded his 2012 silver GMC 2500 onto a tow truck. There was a noticeable dent on the driver's side of the truck. The truck was taken to the Baton Rouge State Police Crime Lab for analysis.

LSP reported their investigation showed Sibley was the driver of the vehicle that hit Iasigi and continued on after the crash. Investigators said additional evidence and witness statements indicated the victim's truck was probably on or across the double yellow line when the wreck happened.

Troopers also reported Iasigi had a blood alcohol level of .22 percent. The legal limit in Louisiana is .08 percent.

The AG's office said Sibley was arrested in connection with the hit and run for not stopping, but was not at fault or the cause of the accident itself.

His arraignment is set for November 8. If convicted of hit and run, Sibley faces up to six months in prison and a $500 fine.

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