Jupiter Police Ofc. Bruce St. Laurent was killed yesterday while engaged in a police motorcade escorting President Obama. Ofc. St. Laurent’s motorcycle was hit by a truck as the officer was shutting down I-95 at 45th Street in West Palm Beach. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office and Florida Highway Patrol are investigating the crash.
Ofc. St. Laurent, 55, was a 20 year veteran of the Jupiter Police Department. He was a motor officer for the last 18 years. Ofc. St. Laurent had participated in several past presidential motorcades.
Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Jupiter Police Department.