Elderly Man Dies in Bossier Crash
A Bossier man has died in a wreck in south Bossier Parish. Just before 8:30 on Monday morning, state troopers were called to a wreck on Bobbie Lane near Caplis Sligo Road.
79-year-old John Brown was driving his Polaris Ranger Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) on Bobbie Lane approaching the intersection of Caplis Sligo Road. The UTV left the roadway and hit a fence and a tree.
State Police says Brown was properly restrained, but was pronounced dead at the scene.
A toxicology sample was obtained and will be submitted for analysis. This crash remains under investigation.
Troopers wish to remind everyone that it is dangerous and illegal to operate off-road vehicles like three-wheelers, four-wheelers, and other all-terrain vehicles on any public roadway in the state.
So far this year, Troop G has investigated 20 fatal crashes resulting in 22 deaths.