Terrebonne Parish officer dies in motorcycle accident

Terrebonne Parish officer dies in motorcycle accident
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POSTED: Friday, November 15, 2013 - 1:00pm

UPDATED: Friday, November 15, 2013 - 1:04pm

Sheriff Jerry Larpenter of Terrebonne Parish reports that a five year veteran of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office died Thursday night in an off-duty motorcycle accident.

At approximately 7:00 p.m. TPSO was notified through emergency calls that a subject operating a motorcycle on Bayou Gardens Blvd. in west Houma was involved in a crash with a vehicle that was exiting the Southland Mall parking lot.

The driver of the motorcycle was identified as Taylor Segura, 23, of Houma. Segura was pronounced dead at Terrebonne General Medical Center after being transported from the scene. The crash is being investigated by LSP.

Segura is a five year deputy with TPSO. He was hired in 2008 and began his career at the Terrebonne Parish Criminal Justice Complex. He was transferred to the patrol division and has served as a patrolman for the past two years. Segura leaves behind a wife, Alyssa Segura.

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