SPD: Tuesday evening crash claims life of motorcyclist

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Police say a man has died following a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV in Shreveport’s Cedar Grove neighborhood Tuesday evening.

According to Caddo Parish Coroner John Prime, K’Darius Roshun Hines, 32, of the 6100 block of Southern Avenue died at LSU Ochsner Health hospital just before 6 p.m.

The crash happened around 5:15 p.m. at the intersection of Linwood Ave. and Browning St. When offices showed up at the scene, they found a motorcycle and an overturned white SUV.

SPD says the driver of the motorcycle was taken to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport where he later died from his injuries.

The driver of the SUV was also taken to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, but he is expected to recover from his injuries.

Detectives with the Crash Investigations Unit determined that the motorcyclist was riding southbound on Linwood Ave. at a very high rate of speed.

The SUV was northbound and making a left turn onto Browning St. and the motorcycle hit the SUV causing the SUV to roll over onto its top.

Detectives say speed was cited as the primary cause of the accident.

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