Caddo Coroner names victim in fatal truck-train crash

Victim was an elderly man sought by SPD after he was reported missing by family members.

Caddo Coroner names victim in fatal truck-train crash
Shreveport Police need your help finding a missing Shreveport senior. (Source: Shreveport Police)

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of the victim in a fatal crash involving a train and a pickup truck on Friday evening.

Joe Byrd, 88 of Shreveport, was killed when his pickup truck crossed a railroad crossing on East Croom Street between Pitt and Daniels streets at 6 p.m. in Mooringspoort.

Shreveport Police need your help finding a missing Shreveport senior.
Shreveport Police need your help finding a missing Shreveport senior. (Source: Shreveport Police)

Earlier on Friday, Shreveport police issued a news release that officials were searching for Byrd after being reported missing by his family members.

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