Captain Shreve High assistant coach dies after wreck

Counselors will be on the Shreveport school’s campus Monday

Account set up to help pay for funeral of assistant coach killed in crash

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — Caddo School District is mourning the death of a man who volunteered as an assistant football coach at Captain Shreve High School in Shreveport.

Charles Logan Allen “... was a beloved member of the Shreve family” and “... had a giving heart and a desire to help others and make the world a better place,” School District spokeswoman Mary Nash-Wood said Sunday night.

Charles Logan Allen played football for Plain Dealing High.
Charles Logan Allen played football for Plain Dealing High. (Source: KSLA News 12)

Allen was injured in a motor vehicle accident just after 7 a.m. Sunday at Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway at Airport Drive.

The Plain Dealing resident died about 4 p.m. the same day at Ochsner LSU Health in Shreveport, the Caddo coroner’s office reports.

Captain Shreve High’s website indicated that the 23-year-old LSU-Shreveport senior coached the freshmen quarterbacks.

On Monday, Nash-Wood said, counselors will be on the Captain Shreve campus to help students, staffers and their families.

“... We extend our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.”

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