One Man Arrested in Fatal Late Night Crash
A late night accident on Wednesday left one man dead and another behind bars. According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office, it all happened Just before 10:00 PM on Hwy 1 North at Northpoint Drive.
The Caddo Sheriff's Office and Caddo Fire District No. 1 responded to the scene where two vehicles were involved in a crash. Deputies say a 2013 Ford F-250 driven by 62-year-old L.C. Hearne, of Shreveport, was southbound on Hwy. 1 at a high rate of speed. Hearne allegedly ran a red light and struck a 2005 Ford F-150 that was making a left turn onto Hwy 1 on the driver's side.
The driver of the F-150 was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not yet been released pending notification of his family.
Hearne, who was not injured, was booked into Caddo Correctional Center for vehicular homicide. The Caddo Sheriff’s Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate the crash.