Constable killed in single-vehicle crash

The 78-year-old army veteran was pronounced dead at the scene

Duty Death: John D. Manuel - [Oberlin, Louisiana]


By PoliceOne Staff

KINDER, La. — A constable was killed in a single-vehicle automobile accident Wednesday when his patrol car left the roadway and struck several trees, according to ODMP.

John D. Manuel, 78, was pronounced dead at the scene.

(ODMP Image)
(ODMP Image)

Manuel was a U.S. Army and U.S. Merchant Marines veteran and had served as the elected constable for Allen Parish's Ward 1 for 10 ten years.
 

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