Teenagers Killed in High-Speed Crash in Shreveport Stolen Vehicle Tragedy Leaves Three Dead

Shreveport, Louisiana – Three teenagers tragically lost their lives in a high-speed crash involving a stolen vehicle on North Market Street. The Caddo coroner’s office identified the victims as 19-year-old Devion Patterson, 18-year-old Jamario Washington, and 17-year-old Zaleia Young. The incident, which occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning, also resulted in injuries to four other individuals.

According to reports, the stolen 2005 Toyota Camry was found overturned at the scene on North Market Street at McDaniel Drive. The crash claimed the lives of the three teenagers, all of whom were pronounced dead at the scene. Autopsies have been scheduled for further investigation into the cause of death.

Investigations revealed that the Camry was traveling at high speed southbound on North Market when it lost control, hitting curbs and flipping after colliding with a tree before landing upside down. Some occupants, who were not wearing seatbelts, were ejected from the vehicle during the crash. Additionally, authorities recovered a stolen firearm at the scene.

The tragic incident also left several others injured, with at least four individuals being transported to a local hospital for treatment. Three of the injured individuals sustained serious injuries, emphasizing the severity of the crash and its impact on those involved.

As authorities continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash, the community remains shaken by the loss of these young lives. Updates on the investigation will be provided as more information becomes available, shedding light on the events leading up to this devastating incident.