Coroner identifies woman fatally injured by vehicle on Southern Loop

Coroner identifies woman fatally injured by vehicle on Southern Loop
Caddo Sheriff’s detectives are investigating incidents that led to a 33-year-old woman being struck by an Eastbound car on Southern Loop near Wallace Lake Rd. late Monday night. (Source: Cody Jennings)

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the woman who died after being hit by a car on late Monday night.

Shatira Caldwell, 33, of Caddo Parish, was identified by her fingerprints.

Caddo Parish sheriff’s deputies got a call around 10:30 p.m. last night to Southern Loop near Wallace Lake Road. Not far from Windrush Grill.

A man and his father were traveling along the road when they hit a pedestrian, who was in the roadway. They immediately called 911, according to the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Upon arrival, they found a Caldwell with severe injuries. She was taken to a Shreveport hospital for treatment where she later died.

“Upon further investigation, Caddo deputies noticed the circumstances behind the black female being in the roadway were suspicious and contacted the Caddo Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Unit to further investigate the matter,” reads an email from CPSO.

The driver of the car is not currently under investigation. However, crews are working to determine what happened leading up to the woman being struck by the vehicle.

An autopsy has been ordered.

This is a developing story. Stay with KSLA News 12 for updates.

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