A man is dead this morning after a delivery truck struck him in the parking lot of a New Iberia convenience store.
According to Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Wendell Raborn, the victim was walking in the parking lot of the Tobacco Plus store in the 1000 block of E. Admiral Doyle Drive when he was struck. The driver of the delivery truck told deputies he did not see the man while he was maneuvering in the lot around 10 a.m.
An investigation into the man’s death is ongoing, Raborn said. The name of the victim is being withheld pending confirmation from the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office.