Louisiana police officer from Collinsville killed in traffic accident
BATON ROUGE, LA – A Collinsville native and Baton Rouge police officer has died after his motorcycle hit a pick-up truck that pulled in front of him during a funeral escort last Friday. 31-year-old Corporal Shane Totty had just transferred to the traffic division after recovering from a gunshot wound he received in a shooting last year.
Totty leaves behind a wife and daughter and several family members in Illinois.
A donation drive is underway in Louisiana to help his family.