Lafayette Police have now identified the man killed as the result of a traffic crash on Ambassador Caffery Monday afternoon.

Police say 79-year-old Dewey Wheatcroft was driving northbound on Ambassador Caffery when he tried to make a left turn onto La Neuville Road, but was hit by a truck.

Wheatcroft died from his injuries at a local hospital while the driver of the other vehicle is listed in stable condition.

Lafayette Police Department's Traffic Section is continuing their investigation of the crash.