Driver dies en route to hospital; coroner releases name
Preliminary investigation indicates vehicle was traveling at a high speed when it hit guardrail then building
SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — A woman died en route to the hospital after being critically hurt in a one-vehicle crash in Shreveport.
A witness told KSLA News 12 that the vehicle hit the building wall above the guardrail and caught fire.
Preliminary investigation indicates the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when the driver lost control of it and the vehicle hit a guardrail then a building, said a police spokesman on the scene.
Below is information from the Caddo Coroner’s Office:
Taylor Hodges, 29, of the 200 block of East Elmwood Street, succumbed to her injuries at 8:54 p.m. at Ochsner LSU Health hospital, where she was transported after the wreck that occurred around 8 p.m. in the 1600 block of Market Street. She suffered numerous traumatic injuries in the single-vehicle crash, which remains under investigation by the Shreveport Police Department.
The vehicle flipped and caught fire.
Caddo 911 dispatch records show the wreck happened at 8:13 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2.
The Fire Department initially sent five units to the scene on Market Street near Rook Street.
Police had a half dozen units at the same location.
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