Caddo man dies when go-kart runs up curb, crashes into pole

Caddo man dies when go-kart runs up curb, crashes into pole

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A man died when a go-kart crashed Sunday afternoon in Shreveport's Cedar Grove neighborhood.

Killed in the crash at at Fairfield Avenue at East 76th Street was 58-year-old Archie Lee Thomas, the Caddo coroner's office reports.

The Shreveport man was riding a homemade go-kart at a high rate of speed when it ran up a curb and struck a pole, according to the coroner's office.

An autopsy has been ordered.

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