Shreveport Man Dies in Bossier Parish Crash
State Troopers are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash on Airline Drive at the intersection with Kingston Road. This crash claimed the life of a Shreveport man.
Here's information from the State Police News Release:
The preliminary investigation revealed a 1996 Toyota Tacoma, driven by 57-year-old Albert Orendorff of Shreveport, was traveling east on Kingston Road. Orendorff disregarded a red light at the intersection of Airline Drive and was struck by a 2017 Dodge Ram pickup traveling south on Airline Drive.
The driver of the Dodge pickup, who was properly restrained, received minor injuries in the crash and was transported to a local hospital. Impairment is not suspected but a toxicology sample was obtained and will be submitted for analysis.
Orendorff, who was properly retrained, suffered life-threatening injuries. He was transported to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Impairment is unknown at this time but a toxicology sample was obtained and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.
In 2019, Troop G has investigated 14 fatal crashes resulting in 15 deaths.