Coroner identifies Texan who died when her vehicle overturned on I-20W in Shreveport
2 small children taken to hospital; authorities say their injuries are not life-threatening
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — The Caddo Parish coroner’s office has identified the driver who was killed in an accident that also injured two children Sunday on Interstate 20 in west Shreveport.
She is 34-year-old Amber Nicole Ramirez, of Tyler, Texas.
Her vehicle went out of control, hit a retaining wall, rolled over and came to rest on its wheels.
The accident caused “multiple traumatic injuries that proved fatal to Ms. Ramirez,” the coroner’s office reports.
The wreck occurred just before 8 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3 in the westbound lanes of I-20 near the Pines Road exit.
Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene.
The two small children who were with her were taken to a hospital for treatment of injuries that authorities said were not life-threatening.
Caddo 911 dispatch records show the wreck was reported at 7:53 p.m. That’s when four Shreveport Fire Department units initially responded to a medical emergency near westbound Interstate 20 at eastbound Interstate 20.
Shreveport Police Department initially sent a half dozen units to the scene, dispatch records show.
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