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Officer Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash

Officer Dies from Injuries Sustained in Car Crash


January 12, 2010

Officer Alfred Celestain succumbed to injuries sustained two days earlier in an automobile accident as he and his partner responded to a call. Their patrol car collided with another vehicle at the intersection of St. Charles Avenue and St. Joseph Street.

Both officers were transported to a local hospital where Officer Celestain slipped into a coma. He passed away from his injuries two days later.

Officer Celestain had served with the New Orleans Police Department for 21 years.

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