One man is dead in a crash in southwest Caddo Parish. This crash happened after a chase in Shreveport.

SPD officers were pursuing a suspect early Saturday morning. The pickup truck the officers were chasing ran off the roadway at Woolworth Road and Colquitt Road and hit a tree. The truck burst into flames just after 1 a.m..

Shreveport officers tried to get the driver out of the truck, but were not able to because of the fire. Caddo Fire District 4 responded and put out the blaze. The driver died at the scene and was transported by the Caddo coroner.

The crash remains under investigation.

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