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Posted: Tuesday, 23 July 2013 3:09PM

NOPD officer injured in Michelle Obama motorcade

In Jefferson parish, an NOPD motorcycle officer suffered injuries in a traffic incident during the motorcade for First Lady Michelle Obama.

Police say the accident happened in Marrero at about 2:35 p.m.at Ames Boulevard at August Avenue.

NOPD spokesman Officer Gary Flot says the officer was part of the motorcade procession when his unit was struck.

"The officer was taken to a hospital and his injuries are not life threatening," according to Flot.

Police have not released any other details about the crash.


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