One person killed in Sunday morning wreck in Longview
POSTED: Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 2:23am
UPDATED: Monday, July 7, 2014 - 12:25pm
Longview (KETK) — A Shreveport man was killed early Sunday morning after his vehicle went head-on into a tree in Longview.
The accident happened just before 1:45 a.m. in the 2700 block of McCann road.
Officer say Scorpio Atkins, 27, was traveling North on McCann when he failed to take a turn. His vehicle struck the guardrail, left the road and went head-on into a tree.
Atkins was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police believe a combination of speed and intoxication may have been factors in the crash.