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TRAFFIC ALERT: Fatal rollover wreck closes section of W. Bert Kouns

A Chevy Malibu heading eastbound on Greenwood Rd. left the road and went into the grass, hitting an embankment and crossing Bert Kouns, rolling over and landing upside-down. A Chevy Malibu heading eastbound on Greenwood Rd. left the road and went into the grass, hitting an embankment and crossing Bert Kouns, rolling over and landing upside-down.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

A section of West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop is closed after a fatal rollover crash late Friday afternoon.

It happened around 6 p.m., when a Chevy Malibu heading eastbound on Greenwood Rd. left the road and went into the grass, hitting an embankment and crossing Bert Kouns, rolling over and landing upside-down.

2 people were taken to the hospital. The driver suffered life-threatening injuries Police have since confirmed that he did not survive. The condition of the passenger is not known.

The westbound lane of W. Bert Kouns is closed from Greenwood Rd. to the I20 overpass while crash investigators assess the scene. The closure is expected to last a couple of hours.

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