The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian last night.

The accident happened around 10:30pm in the 2400 block of North Captain Cade Road.

The preliminary reports are that a pedestrian was walking in the roadway when a pickup truck traveling south on North Captain Cade Road struck the person.

The victim is reported to be a 34-year-old white male. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not be released yet, until next of kin can be notified.

Major Wendell Raborn says the victim was wearing dark colored clothing at the time of the crash and the area he was walking had no street lights.

The crash remains under investigation.