Coroner’s office names teen killed by train

Coroner’s office names teen killed by train

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Caddo Parish Coroner Public Information Officer John Prime identified a teenager killed by a train Thursday afternoon.

According to a news release, Jeremy Williams, 17, of Shreveport was killed by a Union Pacific train as he was walking with a friend. The incident happened near the 500 block of Janet Lane at Coyth Lane in Shreveport just after 3 p.m. Thursday.

The news release stated that a friend was able to identify Williams and Shreveport police fingerprinted the victim.

Shreveport police are investigating the case.

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