Louisiana Police Officer Dies After Motorcycle Struck During Funeral Escort

Lea Skene and Katie Gagliano Lskene, The Advocate, Baton Rouge, La.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana — A Baton Rouge police officer has died from injuries sustained when a pickup truck plowed into his motorcycle during a funeral procession late Friday afternoon — about a year after the same officer was shot in the face while responding to a call in south Baton Rouge.
Baton Rouge police posted on their social media accounts that the officer had died shortly before 6 p.m.
He was identified as Cpl. Shane Totty, 31, who had recovered from critical injuries last year after a man with severe mental health issues shot into Totty’s police unit. The officer had made a full recovery and had returned to…

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