Man killed in rollover wreck at Greenwood, Bert Kouns identified - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Man killed in rollover wreck at Greenwood and Bert Kouns identified

Michael Franklin, 43 (Source: George Franklin) Michael Franklin, 43 (Source: George Franklin)
Franklin's Chevy Malibu was heading eastbound Friday around 6 p.m. on Greenwood Rd. left the road and went into the grass, hitting an embankment and crossing Bert Kouns when it left the roadway, rolled over and landed upside-down. Franklin's Chevy Malibu was heading eastbound Friday around 6 p.m. on Greenwood Rd. left the road and went into the grass, hitting an embankment and crossing Bert Kouns when it left the roadway, rolled over and landed upside-down.
SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) -

Police have released the name of a man killed in a one vehicle crash Friday evening in West Shreveport.

Shreveport police officers were called to the 6800 block of Bert Kouns near its intersection with Greenwood Road around 6 p.m. Friday for a major crash involving one vehicle.

Officers learned that a 2000 model Chevrolet had apparently been traveling eastbound on Greenwood Road before it left the roadway for unknown reasons, rolled over, and came to rest on its roof.  The driver of the vehicle, identified as 43-year-old Michael Franklin was taken to University Health Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A passenger in the vehicle was also taken to University Health Hospital. Police are unable to confirm the extent of his injuries at this time.

Based on preliminary information and evidence gathered, crash investigators say they believe speed may have been a factor but they are still working at this hour to definitively determine exactly what caused the crash.

Copyright 2013 KSLA. All rights reserved.

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • Officers to train for dangerous traffic stops

    Officers to train for dangerous traffic stops

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:38:04 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:43:47 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    The Cash Police Department plans to host a class for its officers that would help prepare them for dangerous traffic stops.

    The Cash Police Department plans to host a class for its officers that would help prepare them for dangerous traffic stops.

  • MAPC approves nearly 300 apartments on Caraway Road

    MAPC approves nearly 300 apartments on Caraway Road

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:20:40 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:40 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:40:22 GMT
    (Source: Braxton Development Apartments)(Source: Braxton Development Apartments)

    A plan to build nearly 300 apartment units on South Caraway Road was approved during a Metropolitan Area Planning Commission meeting Tuesday.

    A plan to build nearly 300 apartment units on South Caraway Road was approved during a Metropolitan Area Planning Commission meeting Tuesday.

  • Tacos 4 Life coming to Jonesboro

    Tacos 4 Life coming to Jonesboro

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:02 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:02:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:13 PM EDT2017-04-26 03:13:00 GMT
    Tacos 4 Life (Source: Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development via Facebook)Tacos 4 Life (Source: Haag Brown Commercial Real Estate and Development via Facebook)

    A new taco restaurant is headed to Jonesboro.

    A new taco restaurant is headed to Jonesboro.

Powered by Frankly