Shreveport man dies after car slams into multiple trees in East Texas


HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KTAL/KSHV) – A Shreveport man is dead and another was seriously injured after their car crashed into multiple trees in East Texas.

The accident happened shortly after 8:30 p.m. Sunday on Interstate 20 near the 603 mile marker in Harrison Co.

According to DPS Troopers, 58-year-old Douglas Whitson was traveling westbound in a 2004 Ford Focus when his car left the road, went into the median and hit several trees.

Whitson died at the scene. His passenger 68-year-old Danny Macon, of Shreveport was taken to Christus Good Shepard Medial Center in Longview with serious injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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