Driver killed in Highland rollover crash identified

Shreveport, La. - UPDATE: The Caddo Parish Coroner's office has named a woman killed in a single-vehicle accident in Shreveport's Highland neighborhood Thursday, May 18, 2017.

 The decedent, Susan Barnes, 40, was identified through fingerprints. She was ejected from her car in a rollover accident near East Egan Street and Cornwell Avenue just before 1 p.m.

 For more information on the crash, call the Shreveport Police Department.

ORIGINAL REPORT: According to Shreveport Police around 1 pm, a single vehicle rollover crash in the Highland neighborhood has claimed the life of the driver.  The accident happened in the 1400 block of Cornwell Ave. and E. Egan St. 

The female driver was ejected from the vehicle when it flipped at lease two times.  A child was also in the vehicle and was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.  

Police say speed and not wearing a seat belt were factors in the accident and death. The child was in a car seat and

The crash remains under investigation. 


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