One person has died in a traffic accident in southwest Shreveport. The wreck happened just after 1:30pm on Wednesday afternoon on Colquitt Road near Timber Ridge Drive.


The driver of a Cadillac was headed north when the driver apparently lost control and crossed the center line hitting a southbound Lexus SUV.

The SUV hit the side of the Cadillac. The driver of the sedan died at the scene while the driver of the SUV was taken to a local hospital.

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Deputies believe speed and weather conditions may have played a role in this fatal accident.

Colquitt Rd. was closed for several hours while the Caddo coroner and CPSO crime scene investigators conducted the investigation. The roadway is now back open.

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