Officer Natasha Hunter was killed by a suspected drunk driver in the early hours of Sunday when she was investigating multi-vehicle crash scene.
Undated photo released by the New Orleans Police Department shows Officer Natasha Hunter
One of America’s most beautiful police officers in New Orleans named Natasha Hunter, has reportedly died after a suspected drunk driver struck her vehicle while she was working at the scene of a crash on Sunday.
The first crash, involving multiple vehicles, was reported around 10:45 p.m on Saturday, the first officer arrived to the scene at 11:02 p.m.
The 31-year-old officer Natasha Hunter, arrived at the scene around 2 a.m. She was then killed after a drunk driver crashed his black Acura into the rear of her police vehicle at a ‘high rate of speed’ around 2:30 a.m.
According to the Police, 33-year-old Chau Thai Nguyen, crashed his black Acura into the rear of Hunter’s police vehicle at a ‘high rate of speed’around 2:30 a.m.
Late Natasha Hunter, an 11-year veteran of the force and the mother of a 5-year-old daughter, was taken to University Medical Center but had suffered severe brain injuries and was ‘non-responsive’ after the crash. She died on Tuesday, June 7.
It was gathered that the murder suspect, Nguyen has been booked on vehicular homicide but not on drunken driving. Police said they are awaiting the results of toxicology tests but said they believe he was intoxicated at the time of the crash.