SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The elderly woman seriously injured in a head-on collision caused by a man Shreveport police were chasing has died from her injuries, University Health has confirmed.
Linda Weaver, 79, of Shreveport died just after 5 p.m. Saturday surrounded by family.
"She had 30- 40 family members singing her favorite song "(Beulah) Land" as she drifted off," said Michael Pharr, one of her 13 grandchildren, via text.
Her husband, 81-year-old Clayton Weaver, is still in the hospital listed in stable condition.
The police chase started just after 8 p.m. Thursday at the Circle K on Linwood and 70th Street when officers were reportedly trying to pull over 30-year-old Damian Pea who was wanted on felony charges from Oklahoma.
Police say Pea shot himself moments before the crash.
Linda Weaver's family has set up a GoFundMe account for those wanting to donate.