SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of a woman who died from her injuries after her wheelchair was struck by an SUV at a popular Youree Drive business.
Catherine Dunbar, 93, died from her injuries at a Shreveport hospital on Friday morning, according to a news release.
Shreveport police say that just before 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Dunbar’s wheelchair was struck by a SUV as they were backing out of a parking space while at Sams' Club. The driver of the SUV is 19-years-old.
Dunbar was rushed to Willis-Knighton Pierremont before being sent to another hospital for treatment. According to a news release from the coroner, she died just before 7 a.m. on Friday as a result of her injuries.
Shreveport police did not say if the driver of the SUV is charged at this time. However, the wreck remains under investigation.