The Cadddo Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatality crash that occurred on North Lakeshore Drive near KCS railroad Tuesday night.

The Caddo Parish Sheriff's North Sector Patrol Division and Caddo Parish Fire District No.1 responded to the crash around 8:30 PM. Deputies say a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria operated by 39-year-old James McCoy of Shreveport was headed south on North Lakeshore when it left the roadway. The car went through a water-filled ditch and struck a chain link fence.

McCoy was transported to University Health where he died a short time later. A passenger in the vehicle, 41-year-old Michael Buffing of Shreveport, received minor injuries.

The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit is investigating this crash.

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