Authorities ID victim of Monday's fatal crash on Hwy 169 - WNEM TV 5

Authorities ID victim of Monday's fatal crash on Hwy 169

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Caddo Parish Sheriff's Deputies have identified the driver who was killed in a single-vehicle crash Monday morning.

Theresa Lynn Papageorge, 54, of Shreveport, was killed in the accident that happened around 2:45 a.m. on Hwy. 169 just north of I-20. Deputies say a passerby saw headlights in a wooded area and called authorities.

When they arrived, deputies found a vehicle had gone off the right side of the roadway.

Deputies say they believe the driver overcorrected, came back across the median before the vehicle went airborne ejecting the driver. Deputies say speed was a factor. The driver was not wearing a seatbelt. The victim's name is not being released until family members have been notified.

The crash is still under investigation.

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