VIVIAN, La. - A man whose body was found floating in Jeems Bayou in north Caddo Parish over the weekend has been named by the Caddo Parish Coroner's office.
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Howard A. Waldon, 34, from Karnack, Texas, was identified as the man found in the bayou. According to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's office, deputies were notified just before 8 a.m. Saturday, that a kayaker found the body of a deceased male in the bayou about a half mile south of the Highway 2 bridge.
Sheriff's investigators said evidence indicated a vehicle had left the roadway, striking the bridge over the bayou and several trees. Divers found a Dodge 1500 pickup submerged in the water, the sheriff’s office reported.
The incident remains under investigation by the Caddo Parish Sheriff's office.