(from the New Orleans Police Department) – New Orleans Police are asking for your help in locating 28-year-old Kenneth Halley who may have information pertaining to the fatal hit and run of Officer Rodney Thomas.
Officer Thomas was involved in a minor traffic accident on the I-10 eastbound near the High Rise yesterday morning at about 1am. He subsequently got out of his car and walked to the other vehicle involved to see if anyone was hurt. While out of his car, Thomas was struck by another vehicle, which left the scene. EMS arrived shortly after and Thomas was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.
If anyone knows anything about the accident, please immediately call NOPD or CrimeStoppers at 504-822-1111.