Coroner identifies Shreveport resident as man killed in I-220 crash

He was a passenger in the front seat of a vehicle involved in the wreck

Coroner identifies Shreveport resident as man killed in I-220 crash
A Shreveport resident is the man who died as a result of a wreck on Interstate 220 near the Lakeshore Drive exit the afternoon of June 9, the Caddo coroner's office reports. [Source: KSLA News 12 file photo]

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - A Shreveport resident has been identified as the man killed in a collision Sunday afternoon on Interstate 220.

The Caddo coroner’s office says he is 42-year-old Calvin W. Baker Jr.

He was a passenger in the front seat of a vehicle involved in the wreck in the westbound lanes of I-220 near the Lakeshore Drive exit just before 1:20 p.m., authorities said.

A Toyota Camry being driven by 38-year-old Dejanara Baker left the roadway and struck a tree, the Caddo Sheriff’s Office reports.

Bother were taken to Ochsner LSU Health, the Shreveport hospital where he died about 30 minutes later.

She was treated for minor injuries.

An autopsy on his body has been ordered at Ochsner.

The accident and recovery efforts had the right lane of westbound I-220 at Lakeshore Drive blocked for a time.

All lanes now are open.

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