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Pedestrian fatality under investigation

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Posted by Cindy Chadwick - (318) 681-0666


Caddo Sheriff's deputies are investigating a fatal accident involving a pedestrian who was struck by a Sheriff's Office vehicle, said Sheriff Steve Prator.

Around 9:45 this evening, Sgt. Pat Brooks was eastbound on West 70th  Street near Westport Avenue when he made impact with a black male wearing a black shirt and black pants. Investigators said there were no street lights in the area and other lighting was minimal where the accident occurred. Brooks was driving a marked vehicle and had just left an off-duty job. Deputies with the Caddo Sheriff's Office Traffic Safety Unit and Patrol Division are investigating the accident.

The pedestrian was taken to University Health where he was later pronounced dead. He has not yet been identified. 

For questions regarding this press release, please contact Cindy Chadwick at (318) 681-0666