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February 24, 2024

Shreveport, LA – Kenneth Boyter Dies in Hit-and-Run Accident on Inner Loop Expressway

February 24, 2024

Shreveport, LA (August 20, 2021) – The Caddo Parish Coroner’s Office has released the name of the victim who was fatally injured during a hit-and-run accident on Saturday, August 14th. 

The deceased has been identified as 59-year-old Kenneth Boyter, a resident of Minden.  

The accident took place on the Inner Loop Expressway in the area of West 70th Street. Police were dispatched to the scene for reports of two people being ejected from a pick-up truck after a rollover crash. Witnesses told officers that another vehicle had been involved in the collision.

Upon their arrival, paramedics transported both victims to Ochsner Louisiana State University Health with life-threatening injuries.

Boyter died at the hospital and the woman remains in serious condition. 

The injured victim’s identity has not been released.  

This accident is under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Kenneth Boyter, at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and her family in hopes of a full recovery.

Wrongful Deaths in Shreveport

8.20 Shreveport, LA - Caddo Parish Coroner Identifies Kenneth Boyter as Victim of Inner Loop Crash

When people are badly injured in any type of accident that arose from the reckless, negligent, or malicious act of another, their immediate family members are entitled to file a claim of wrongful death with a Shreveport wrongful death attorney.  If you have decided to file such a claim, it is imperative that you secure immediate legal counsel in order to be eligible for damages. 

The age and health of the deceased, their annual income, and their personal responsibilities are all taken into account when determining damages for the wrongful death. Financial remuneration in these situations could include factors such as medical costs, funeral expenses, loss of inheritance, loss of future income, loss of benefits such as pension and medical insurance, pain and suffering, and more.

The injury accident attorneys at Smiley Law Firm in Louisiana are fully focused on helping their clients recover without worrying about their legal rights being abused. When families suddenly lose one of their own in a car crash we do everything in our power to increase their odds of being awarded the financial compensation to which Louisiana law says they are entitled. 

It is important that families mourning a loss have a dependable legal team on their side; one that is dedicated to supporting and advising you from beginning to end. Our car accident attorneys in Shreveport work diligently to help protect the legal rights and best interests of our clients. 

Non-economic damages, such as loss of companionship, are sometimes awarded in wrongful death suits. A Louisiana personal injury attorney will know the most productive methods and strategies to help you see a successful outcome to your wrongful death claim.

If your loved one was killed during a car accident, get in touch with our personal injury attorneys in Louisiana as soon as possible. Speak with someone on our team by calling 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and asking us to schedule your free case review so you can learn about your legal options.

Note: These posts are constructed with the use of secondary sources. These sources include but are not limited to local and state news stories, local and state police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about injury accidents that take place in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. We did not independently verify the fact surrounding this accident. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact our firm and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will also remove this post upon request.

Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.


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