CPSO investigating overnight fatality

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Back To Press Releases   Print  

Posted by Cindy Chadwick - (318) 681-0666


Caddo Sheriff’s deputies are investigating an fatality crash that occurred on North Lakeshore Drive near KCS railroad Tuesday night.


The Caddo Parish Sheriff's North Sector Patrol Division and Caddo Parish Fire District No.1 responded to the crash around 8:30 p.m. Deputies said a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria operated by James McCoy, 39, of Shreveport, was headed south on North Lakeshore when it left the roadway. The car went through a water-filled ditch and struck a chain link fence.


McCoy was transported to University Health where he died a short time later. Michael Buffing, 41, of Shreveport, was a passenger in the vehicle and received minor injuries.


The Caddo Sheriff’s Office Traffic Safety Unit is investigating this crash.


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