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Homeless man struck by truck dies from injuries

A homeless man has died after being struck by a pickup truck last night in Shreveport. Police say the man was in the roadway when he was hit by the truck heading northbound on Linwood Avenue near Lash Street.

Shreveport Mayor Ollie Tyler will name the next fire chief of the Shreveport Fire Department this morning at a press conference. Tyler named six candidates as finalists earlier this month. Reporter Nicolette Schleisman will be live in the Alert Center with more information on each of the finalists. Stay with KSLA News 12 for the very latest on that decision.

A series of community meetings talking about the "Reinvest in Caddo" plan started yesterday at Blanchard Elementary School. Hear the very latest on what this plan means for Caddo schools on KSLA News 12 This Morning.

Coming up, KSLA News 12's Doug Warner will be live from the United Way Annual Awards Celebration. The organization is expected to inform attendees of the results of their 2014 campaign as well discuss their plans for 2015.

Before you head out the door, be sure to get your forecast from KSLA News 12 meteorologist Ron Young. He has weather updates every 10 minutes!

Coverage You Can Count On starts with KSLA News 12 This Morning. See you then!
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