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Louisiana Motor Officer Dies from Crash Injuries

December 30, 2014  | 

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Denham Springs, La., police announced through social media that Officer James Foster died around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital as a result of injuries sustained in a motorcycle wreck while he was on duty Monday, reports the Advocate.

Foster, 39, was responding to a wreck in Baton Rouge along with two patrol cars with lights and sirens activated when a car pulled in front of him and he was thrown from his motorcycle, investigators said.

The driver of the vehicle who turned in front of him was cited with failure to yield, reports ODMP.org.


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Ima Leprechaun @ 12/31/2014 3:04 AM

FTY, that's it? How about vehicular homicide? RIP Brother Foster.

KevCopAz @ 12/31/2014 1:16 PM

Sad, another brother dead. Im not a mortar, but is it common for motor officers to be riding bikes in Dec in Louisiana? I don't know the weather there (I'm in AZ) but seems it would be a bit wet/possibly cold there. I know I ail get a back lash from you motor cops out there, but other then a very busy and congested city why do we have motor officers and not just traffic officers? Im kind of anti motor myself since so many of our brothers have died on those when they could do the same 9or nearly the same) job in a car and perhaps we would not lose so many LEOs.

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