Alligator shuts down traffic on Hwy. 1

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Posted by Cindy Chadwick - (318) 681-0666

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A 10 foot-alligator shut down traffic on LA Hwy. 1 near Flournoy Lucas Road early this morning, according to sheriff's patrol deputies.


A passer-by contacted the Caddo Sheriff's Office about the gator around 3:30 a.m. It was spotted in the middle of the road between Flournoy Lucas and Leonard roads, and its tail had been run over by an 18-wheeler. Traffic was diverted for an hour until the gator could be removed by Wildlife and Fisheries. Its total length and weight was 10 feet, 11 inches, and 400 pounds.

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