Sergeant Kurt E. Harrelson

Sergeant Kurt E. Harrelson

Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, July 31, 2003

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Kurt E. Harrelson

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.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 875

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace Sergeant Harrelson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 16, 2019

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