A Shreveport teen has died after being hit by a car in south Shreveport.

Just before 10:30 pm Thursday night, officers were called to Range Lane where a 16 year old victim was found in a water filled ditch near the road.

The victim was taken to University Health where he later died.

Officers believe the victim was hit from behind and thrown into the drainage ditch nearby. The suspect’s vehicle was described as a dark colored sedan with a tinted license plate cover. The driver of that vehicle was described as a heavy set black female. Investigators believe that the vehicle may have front end damage.

Shreveport Police are asking for the public’s help. Call Crimestoppers at 318-673-7373 or visit the website at Lockemup.org.