Thursday night crash kills 1 in Caddo Parish

News release from the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office:
CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) – Caddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal crash that left one person dead Thursday night in north Caddo Parish.

Brenda Tims Milam was traveling southbound on Hwy. 1 near Morrow Road when she was hit head-on by a GMC Sierra driven by Caleb Pippenger. Witnesses said Pippenger was northbound when he crossed the center line and side-swiped a red pick-up, then crossed the line again and hit Milam's Dodge Caravan.

Pippenger, 21, of Mooringsport, was taken to LSU Health Sciences Center for treatment of his injuries. Milam, 67, of Shreveport, was pronounced dead at the scene.  Both drivers were traveling alone at the time of the crash.

The accident remains under investigation by the Caddo Sheriff's Office Traffic Safety Unit.

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