WHITE CASTLE, LA (WAFB) - Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi says that a 61-year-old North Louisiana man is dead after a train slammed into a truck on Laurel Ridge Road.
Authorities got a call in reference to a train that T-boned a truck on the intersection of Laurel Ridge road at Highway 1 near White Castle at about 4:20 p.m. Authorities note
The Iberville Parish coroner confirms that the male driver of the truck died after being hit by the train. The identity of the victim was withheld by authorities, since the family has not yet been notified.
The investigation is ongoing, and more details will be made available as we get them in.