Police motorcyclist in presidential motorcade dies after Florida accident
September 9th, 2012
08:49 PM ET
2 years ago

Police motorcyclist in presidential motorcade dies after Florida accident

(CNN) - A police motorcyclist in President Barack Obama's motorcade died Sunday in Florida following a serious highway accident, the top White House spokesman said.

The officer from the Jupiter, Florida, police department was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center in nearby West Palm Beach after being injured in the accident.

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  1. Gurgyl

    Sorry to hear our nation's cop pass.

    September 9, 2012 09:27 pm at 9:27 pm |
  2. myviewis

    I don't understand how this pickup truck got so close to the president. This is really, really sad. How did this happen to the officer?????

    September 9, 2012 09:44 pm at 9:44 pm |
  3. Pete

    My thoughts and prayers go out to that police officers family,I'm truely sorry for your loss while he was protecting our president.He 'll be remembered by all,God Bless...

    September 9, 2012 09:50 pm at 9:50 pm |
  4. Catmandew

    That just really stinks I hope his family can get help to deal with the grief!

    September 9, 2012 10:51 pm at 10:51 pm |
  5. enuff

    Prayers for his family.

    September 9, 2012 11:29 pm at 11:29 pm |
  6. kim000

    My thoughts and sympathy to his family,friends,officers,and Jupiter Florida.Sorry for your loss.

    September 9, 2012 11:56 pm at 11:56 pm |
  7. Thomas

    Same thing happened when Bush was President.

    Motorcade's can be dangerous.
    My condolences to his family.

    September 10, 2012 01:05 am at 1:05 am |