Coroner IDs woman killed in accident involving log truck; 2 children hurt

Woman killed in log truck crash

SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - A Vivian resident is the woman killed in a traffic accident in which two children were injured, the Caddo coroner’s office reports.

Killed was 29-year-old Morgan Chiles.

The accident happened about 7:45 a.m., Wednesday on Mira-Myrtis Road at Hosston-Rodessa Road.

A Ford Explorer heading east struck the rear of a log truck and trailer.

The truck’s driver had pulled out in front of the SUV atop a hill while making a turn off Hosston-Rodessa Road, authorities said.

Chiles died at the scene.

The children ages 9 and 5 were taken to a local hospital for treatment of injuries authorities said were not life-threatening.

Investigators identified the driver of the log truck as 44-year-old Dezmon Love, of Bivens, Texas.

He was cited for violating LA RS 32:124, entering a highway from a private road, alley, driveway or building.

The crash is still under investigation by the Caddo Sheriff’s Office.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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