1 dead, 1 critical after S. Caddo Parish accident

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) – A one-vehicle accident on a Caddo Parish Road killed one man and sent another to the hospital with critical injuries.

The wreck happened about 6:30 Thursday morning in the 12000 block of Keithville-Keatchie Road in the southern part of the parish.

Deputies say the truck was headed north when it went for some unknown reason it ran off the road, clipped a utility pole and ran head-on into a tree.

Deputies say the driver died at the scene. The passenger was flown to LSU Hospital with leg injuries and life-threatening internal injuries.

The driver, who was wearing a seatbelt, was said to be in his 50s. The passenger, who was unrestrained, is in his late 30s. Deputies do not think speeding played a part in the accident.

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