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New Orleans Officer Dies from Crash Injuries, Driver Expected to Face Charges

June 07, 2016  | 

Officer Natasha Hunter (Photo: New Orleans PD)
Officer Natasha Hunter (Photo: New Orleans PD)

New Orleans Police officer Natasha Hunter, 32, died Tuesday afternoon of injuries she suffered early Sunday morning when a suspected drunk driver hit her while she investigated a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 10 shoulder near the Esplanade Avenue exit, New Orleans police said.

Hunter, who was described as a "well-liked and well-respected" officer, leaves behind a 5-year-old daughter.

NOPD expects to charge 33-year-old Chau Thai Nguyen with vehicular negligent injuring and reckless operation of a vehicle once he is released from a hospital, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. 


Comments (5)

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kevcopAz @ 6/7/2016 4:41 PM

Your beautiful smile and dedication to others will be missed. rest in peace sister.

seejay @ 6/7/2016 7:20 PM

Rest easy Officer Natasha Hunter... Your sisters and brothers got it from here.

John retired IA PD @ 6/8/2016 9:58 PM

RIP officer Hunter. Prayers to you and your family.

GreyBear @ 6/9/2016 6:49 AM

Rest well Officer Hunter, your tour here is over, and thank you for a job well done. Thoughts and prayers for the daughter and sisters you leave with us, and for your entire families, both blood and duty. You will be missed,

Tim @ 6/10/2016 6:12 PM

RIP Off Hunter. You will be missed.

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