According to our news partners at KATC a 53 year old New Iberia man is dead after falling from a tractor trailer. Iberia Parish Deputies responded to the call in the 5800 block of Larson Road at 10:00am this morning and discovered the man had been riding on the outside of the truck when he fell while the rig was crossing the railroad track. The man was struck by the trailer and pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff's Office is still investigating with pending toxicology reports. Identity of the victim is being withheld until next of kin is notified.