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Balloons released in memory of young couple killed in Highland wreck

Megan Rogers, 19, and Blake Fritz, 20 (Source: Facebook) Megan Rogers, 19, and Blake Fritz, 20 (Source: Facebook)
Dozens of family and friends showed up on Thursday afternoon to release balloons in the couple's memory. Dozens of family and friends showed up on Thursday afternoon to release balloons in the couple's memory.
Police say the couple's Chevrolet pick-up truck left the road at the intersection of Robinson Place and Creswell Avenue, hit a large tree and went up in flames. Police say the couple's Chevrolet pick-up truck left the road at the intersection of Robinson Place and Creswell Avenue, hit a large tree and went up in flames.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Family and friends released dozens of balloons Thursday afternoon in memory of the two young people killed early Wednesday morning in a wreck in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood.

Police say 19-year-old Megan Rogers and 20-year-old Blake Fritz died after their Chevrolet pick-up truck left the road at the intersection of Robinson Place and Creswell Avenue, hit a large tree and went up in flames.

Friends tell KSLA News 12 at Rogers was a graduate of Byrd High School and was attending LSU in Baton Rouge. Fritz went to Captain Shreve High School and was attending ULL in Lafayette.

Visitation for Rogers will take place Thursday afternoon, May 15, from 5 - 7 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home at 1815 Marshall St. in Shreveport. Her funeral is set for 11 a.m. Friday, May 16 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton Church at 522 E. Flournoy Lucas Rd. in Shreveport. She will be laid to rest at Centuries Memorial Park.

There will be no public visitation for Fritz. His funeral is set for 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 16 at First Baptist Bossier's Faith Chapel at 2810 Texas St. in Bossier City, and laid to rest at Old Minden Cemetery in Minden.

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