Woman Falls Out Of Car, Is Ran Over & Dies
Bossier City police are investigating a single vehicle crash that happened at approximately 5:45 p.m. Wednesday that claimed the life of a woman. The incident happened when 79-year old Mary Cooksey of Bossier City was backing her car out of a residential driveway in the 1400 block of Cove Street when she appeared to lose control of the vehicle. The car proceeded across the street and onto the curb making a reversed U-turn. It appeared Cooksey fell out of the car and was run over by the vehicle before the car went through a chain link fence and crashed into a garage. There were no reported witnesses.
Bossier City Fire Department personnel took Cooksey to LSU Hospital in Shreveport where she was pronounced dead. The cause of the crash remains under investigation.