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Iberia Parish Man Killed on State Highway 14 East Near Old La 25 Road

Christopher Sadowski

Troopers responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Louisiana Highway 14 East near Old La 25 Road in Iberia Parish.

Posted: Apr 12, 2021 10:26 AM

Iberia Parish – Troopers responded to a fatal crash involving a pedestrian on Louisiana Highway 14 East near Old La 25 Road in Iberia Parish shortly before 9:00 p.m. on April 11, 2021. The crash claimed the life of 56-year-old Donald J. Derouen of New Iberia.
The preliminary investigation by State Police revealed Derouen was walking west in the westbound lane of LA 14 when he was struck by a westbound 2020 Honda Civic.
Derouen was pronounced dead on the scene by the Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office. Impairment on the part of Derouen is unknown but a standard toxicology sample was taken for analysis. The driver of the Civic submitted a breath sample, indicating no alcohol present, and was not impaired at the time of the crash. She was properly restrained and suffered no injuries. This crash remains under investigation.

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