Body of man knocked off bridge over Red River recovered

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BOSSIER CITY, Louisiana — Caddo Parish sheriff's deputies say the body of a man missing since he was knocked off the Shreveport-Barksdale Bridge into the Red River has been found.

Twenty-three-year-old Kevin Deleon was one of 5 people pushing a small pickup truck that had run out of gas on the bridge when it was struck by a full-sized pickup truck around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

Police say the collision caused Deleon, of Bossier City, to go over the side of the bridge into the river.

KSLA TV reports ( ) the sheriff's office dive team searched along the river all day Thursday, and found the body Friday morning.

Information from: KSLA-TV,

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