A New Iberia man is dead after his Harley-Davidson motorcycle hit a pickup truck on Weeks Island Road Monday morning.
Police say Wade Renard, 48, was killed when the motorcycle he was driving hit a Chevy pickup making a left turn from Weeks Island Road to get on U.S. 90 around 6:30 a.m. Investigators with the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office declared Renard dead at the scene.
The driver of the truck, Diovigildo Salina-Salverez, 34, was wearing a seatbelt and sustained minor injuries. He was cited for failure to yield.
According to police, impairment is not suspected to be a factor in the crash. However, standard toxicology tests are pending on the part of Renard at the Louisiana State Police Crime Lab.
Salina-Salverez submitted a chemical breath test and was not impaired.
This crash remains under investigation.