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Elderly couple killed in crash with train

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Posted: Apr 24, 2014 11:42 AM
Updated: Apr 24, 2014 11:49 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: elderly couple, caddo, keithville, train, crash, truck, wilson evans, evans, kathleen evans

KEITHVILLE - An elderly couple died in a crash with a train in Caddo Parish.

Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies say 85 year old Wilson Evans and his wife, 79-year-old Kathleen Evans, died at the scene near Keithville.

Sheriff's office spokeswoman Cindy Chadwick says Wilson Evans drove around the crossing arms and his pickup was hit on the passenger side by a Union Pacific train.

Chadwick says the couple lived nearby.

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