New Iberia Man Dies in Crash in Vermilion Parish
35-year-old Brenton Keith Bobb of New Iberia lost his life overnight after he lost control of his car and flipped it into a field.
Louisiana State Police Trooper Thomas Gossen says Bobb wasn't found until daylight hours. Bobb was traveling south on Louisiana Highway 13 near Matthew Road in Vermilion Parish, at a high rate of speed, before he crashed the vehicle and landed on its passenger side after it flipped several times..
Bobb was wearing a seat belt. He died at the hospital.
Authorities are testing a standard toxicology sample to determine whether Bobb was impaired or not.
Bobb's death is the 22nd in 19 fatal crashes in 2021.