Single vehicle accident claims life

By Jade Cunningham |, Nancy Cook |

Published 04/30 2014 08:02AM

Updated 04/30 2014 05:39PM

Deputies are investigating a fatal crash that occurred earlier this morning on Gilliam-Scotts Slough in north Caddo Parish, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

The accident occurred around 7:10 a.m. when 52-year-old Phillip Mark Kellog of Bradley, Arkansas, lost control of his vehicle while traveling southbound. The truck left the roadway, went into a ditch, then overturned in a cotton field. Kellog was wearing a seatbelt and was still in the vehicle when emergency personnel arrived. He was removed from the truck by Fire District #8, but was deceased at the scene.

Lt. Michael Gray of the Caddo Sheriff's Traffic Safety Unit said the Sheriff's Office is investigating whether speed was a factor in the crash.

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