SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — A Louisiana sheriff’s deputy has died after his patrol unit was hit from behind at a crash scene.
KTBS-TV reports that the Caddo Parish deputy was sitting in the vehicle on Interstate 49, diverting traffic from the scene of a Friday morning crash.
The northbound inside lane had just been opened when a driver in a Kia Sorrento struck the patrol car from behind.
The Kia driver suffered minor injuries. State police are investigating.