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Police Week 2014; Honoring Kurt “Woody” Harrelson

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Detective Sergeant “Woody” Harrelson was my Brother and I miss you.

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

Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Department,  Louisiana End of Watch: Thursday, July 31, 2003

 Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 10 years

Cause: Automobile accident

Incident Date: 7/31/2003

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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