Authorities identified 34-year-old Joshua Dean Meaux, of Abbeville, as the man who lost his life after a motorcycle crash in Iberia Parish.
He was reportedly missing Saturday by his family. LSP received information regarding the single-vehicle crash on Sunday evening. The investigation reports showed that Joshua Dean Meaux, 34, was killed after he crashed his motorbikes on Jefferson Island Road at Rip Van Winkle Road in Iberia Parish.
The reports further revealed that Meaux was driving a 2006 Harley-Davidson south on Jefferson Island Road when he failed to negotiate a left curve for unknown reasons and veered off the roadway to the right. Due to the impact of the crash, Meaux was ejected from the motorcycle, which then was fully submerged in a coulee. Meaux was reportedly wearing an approved helmet at the time of the accident but he succumbed to his injuries at the scene.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
October 5, 2021