Caddo Deputy Hits and Kills Pedestrian in West Shreveport
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 Tuesday evening, Sgt. Pat Brooks was headed east on West 70th Street near Westport Avenue when he hit 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.