Elderly woman dies from injuries after being struck by SUV in parking lot

Caddo Coroner releases name of 93 year old woman hit by SUV

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.

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