Coroner ID's pedestrian victim struck on N. Market/US 71 - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Coroner ID's pedestrian victim struck on N. Market/US 71

A male is dead after being struck by a vehicle at North Market Street/U.S. Highway 71 in north Shreveport the evening of March 20, authorities say. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12) A male is dead after being struck by a vehicle at North Market Street/U.S. Highway 71 in north Shreveport the evening of March 20, authorities say. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)
The accident also forced the closure of northbound lanes of travel. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12) The accident also forced the closure of northbound lanes of travel. (Source: Bubba Kneipp/KSLA News 12)
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

The Caddo Coroner's Office has released the name of a man killed when he was struck by a vehicle in Shreveport on Monday. 

Lentavise O. Bowman, 31, of Shreveport was killed while walking along the 4000 block of North Market Street. That's north of the Y where North Market Street and U.S. Highway 71 split. Bowman died at the scene.

It happened at 8:38 p.m. Caddo 911 dispatch records show.

Shreveport police Cpl. Marcus Hines said the 31-year-old man was hit by a northbound vehicle, which remained on the scene.

The 58-year-old driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck remained on the scene. The driver was then brought to an area hospital where he submitted to mandatory toxicology testing, as required by state law, according to a news release from Shreveport Police Depar. Impairment was not immediately expected as a causative factor in the crash.

The crash remains under investigation. Boman's autopsy will be performed at University Health.

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