SHREVEPORT, La. - One of two people killed in a collision between a car and an 18-wheeler Sunday, January 14, 2018, in the parish has been named by the Caddo Parish Coroner's office.
Rex Vincent Walker-Sullivan, 29, was the driver of a vehicle traveling northbound in the southbound lane at the I-49 overpass at Highway 173 when it collided head-on with an 18-wheeler.
Both Walker-Sullivan and the passenger in his car who has not been identified were pronounced dead at the scene.
The car and cab of the tractor trailer caught fire and were completely consumed by flames, but the driver of the truck managed to escape.
The trailer, which was empty, was partially burned.
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