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Motorcycle officer dies as result of September wreck

November 18, 2018

SLIDELL, La. (AP) — A Louisiana police officer injured in an on-duty accident in September has died.

The Slidell Police Department says in a news release that motorcycle officer Jason Seals died early Saturday as a result of the accident.

Seals was injured as he participated in a funeral escort. Police said he struck a vehicle that unexpectedly pulled in front of him.

News reports at the time said Seals was thrown from his motorcycle and landed at least 50 feet away.

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