A police officer on patrol guards or voorijder campaign motorcade of U.S. President Barack Obama in Palm Beach, Florida, was killed by a pickup truck. At that time, she was about to close the path to access the Obama entourage.
According to MSNBC, the incident occurred on Sunday, September 9, 2012, when Obama met several supporters in Florida. The police officer named Bruce St. Laurent was in the convoy when the group leading the freeway Interstate 95.
55-year police intend to close the motorway in order to seamlessly pass Obama entourage. But unlucky, a pickup truck Ford F-150 kind of late braking and crashing St. Laurent.
Police who has served for 20 years in this Jupiter Police immediately rushed to the St. Mary's Medical Center, but his life could not be helped. "We not only lost a colleague, but also lost a friend," said Jupiter police spokesman, Sergeant Scott Pascarella.
White House spokesman Jay Carney said that President Obama did not see and know of the incident. But he said, the President expressed condolences and pray for the deceased.
St. Laurent noted has served in patrol motor for 18 years. Truck drivers were killed St. Laurent released without any charges.