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Funeral arrangements set for off-duty NOPD officer killed in motorcycle crash

10 months 2 weeks 1 day ago Thursday, August 30 2018 Aug 30, 2018 August 30, 2018 6:45 AM August 30, 2018 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: WBRZ Staff
Photo: WWL-TV

ST. TAMMANY - Funeral arrangements have been made for the off-duty New Orleans police officer that was killed in a motorcycle crash Saturday.

Officer Ricardo Silva Jr. was riding his motorcycle on LA 1082 when he crashed into a car attempting to turn left into a private driveway. Silva sustained severe injuries in the crash. He was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.

A viewing will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday afternoon with a prayer service following at 6 p.m., according to WWL-TV. That will be held at the E.J. Fielding Funeral Home in Covington.

His funeral will be Sunday in his hometown of Portage, Indiana.

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