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Sergeant Kurt E. Harrelson | Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

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Kurt E. Harrelson

Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

End of Watch: Thursday, July 31, 2003

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 10 years

Badge # 875

Cause: Automobile accident

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Sergeant Kurt Harrelson and Detective Chaney Champagne were killed when their patrol car collided with a truck on State Highway 308.

At approximately 1530 hours, Sergeant Harrelson and Detective Champagne were responding to a call reporting an elderly woman had driven her car into a canal and the car was filling with water. While enroute to the call, their car slid on the rain slicked road into an oncoming truck. Both officers were killed as a result of the collision.

Sergeant Harrelson had served with the LaFourche Parish Sheriff's Department for over 10 years, and is survived by his wife, 10-year-old son, and 4 year-old-daughter.

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Detective Chaney Joseph Champagne
Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana
End of Watch: Thursday, July 31, 2003
Cause: Automobile accident

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Kurt...You're my brother...I miss you man, I really do...I haven't forgiven myself to this day for not being there more...I have 4 boys that never met you, but all know their Uncle Kurt's a hero, and know you had to go protect Heaven until we all get there...God, Kurt, man I never said it enough but I love you so much bro...I miss you...tell mawmaw hey and send our love...

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November 17, 2015

 

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