An off-duty Slidell, LA, police officer died of injuries he suffered Wednesday evening in a motorcycle accident, the Slidell Police Department said Thursday morning.
The Slidell Police Department announcement did not include details, but said Lt. Ray Dupuy was killed in the accident. The announcement said Louisiana State Police is the lead agency handling the matter and would release any details, NOLA.com reports.
"Lt. Ray Dupuy was a dedicated public servant who served and protected the citizens of Slidell for over two decades,'' Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal said. "Please keep Lieutenant Dupuy's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. This is going to be a very difficult time for our Slidell Police family."