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Accident claims man’s life in south Caddo; victim identified

Man dies in crash on I-49
Man dies in crash on I-49(WCAX)
Published: Aug. 5, 2021 at 12:26 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2021 at 7:46 PM CDT

CADDO PARISH, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Sheriffs office says an out-of-state man has died in a car crash that happened around 6:50 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 5.

The crash occurred on I-49 at Southern Loop. The driver, Roger Rich, 50, of Mississippi, was going southbound at the Southern Loop when his vehicle left the roadway and hit a cement pillar.

Rich was the only one in the vehicle and was pronounced dead on the scene. An autopsy has been authorized.

The crash remains under investigation by CPSO.

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