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    Gulfport Officer Killed In Motorcycle Accident

    Posted: Aug 14, 2008 10:54 AM CDT

    Updated: Aug 14, 2008 02:00 PM CDT

    Steve Phillips Reports On The Officer Accident Scene In Gulfport







    Officer Rob Curry






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    GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Gulfport Motorcycle officer Rob Curry was killed late this morning in a traffic accident on Highway 49 in Orange Grove. The 39-year-old was a 14 year veteran of the Gulfport Police Department.

    He was on duty on his motorcycle at the time of the accident. The accident happened around 10:30 am on Highway 49 near the Post Office.

    Witnesses say Officer Curry was northbound when a car attempting to cross the busy highway pulled into the path of the motorcycle.

    Gulfport Police Chief Alan Weatherford and Mayor Brent Warr expressed their heartfelt condolences during an early afternoon news conference at the Police Department.

    Curry's wife Leslie is a Leiutenant with the Gulfport Police Department. The couple has two small children. Officer Curry was pronounced dead at Garden Park Hospital at 11:21 this morning. An autopsy is pending.

    Gulfport Police would not offer any details of the crash or whether Curry was responding to a call at the time of the accident. The Biloxi Police Department and the Mississippi Highway Patrol are investigating the circumstances of the accident.

    Curry is the first Gulfport officer to die in the line of duty since

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    RIP man. Condolences to your wife and children, as well as all family and friends.
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