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Coroner’s office releases name of woman reportedly hit, killed by SPD officer west Shreveport

The incident happened around 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22 in the 4100 block of Greenwood Road....
The incident happened around 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22 in the 4100 block of Greenwood Road. That's near the A&W Food Mart convivence store, in the Country Club neighborhood.(KSLA)
Published: Aug. 23, 2021 at 4:41 AM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of a woman who was reportedly struck and killed by an SPD officer driving a marked police unit..

Valerie Parker, 48, died in the incident. Her identity was confirmed by fingerprint comparison.

It happened around 10:40 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 22 in the 4100 block of Greenwood Road. That’s near the A&W Food Mart convenience store, in the Country Club neighborhood.

The officer was in a marked unit and was on duty. Investigators are working to see if the officer was responding to a call at the time of an incident.

Details are limited at this time. Crews are reviewing video from the incident.

An autopsy will be performed.

The incident remains under investigation.

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