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Shreveport Man Dies After Tree Falls On Moving Car

A Shreveport man died from injuries received after a tree fell on top of the vehicle he was driving, according to a report by sister station, KTAL.
SHREVEPORT (KTAL) -- A Shreveport man died from injuries received after a tree fell on top of the vehicle he was driving, according to a report by sister station, KTAL.

Jerry Henderson, 73, was less than a block from home in the 10800 block of Hearthwood when a dead tree fell on the roof of his 2012 Jeep Wrangler around 10:30 this morning. 

The tree, which was in a wooded area off Hearthwood, was estimated at 60 feet tall and three feet wide. After being struck by the tree, the vehicle continued on another block before crashing into a yard at Hearthwood and Sandridge.

Henderson was transported to University Health and was pronounced dead at the hospital. 

The crash is being investigated by the Caddo Sheriff's Office.
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