N. Market Street reopens in wake of fiery, fatal wreck

North Marker major accident

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A man is dead as a result of a wreck Thursday morning.

Just before 5:30 a.m., Shreveport police officers were called to the scene on North MarkeJ Street near the Burger King restaurant.

A pickup and a tractor-trailer rig collided, causing the truck to catch fire, authorities said.

The driver of the 18-wheeler was taken to a hospital for treatment, police said.

All lanes of traffic on North Market Street were closed until about 2 p.m.

Meantime, drivers were urged to avoid the area and find an alternate route.

The cause of the wreck remains under investigation.

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

1 FATALITY IN WRECK THIS MORNING18 WHEELER AND TRUCK COLLIDEDCAUSE OF ACCIDENT UNDER INVESTIGATION

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