Photos and video from funeral procession for Trooper George Baker

Louisiana

Hammond and Amite fire fighters salute motorcycle troopers and officers numbering in the hundreds in today’s funeral procession.

Photo by Phillip Colwart

HAMMOND – A State Trooper who died in the line of duty was laid to rest on Friday.

Trooper George Baker was hit by a Hammond police vehicle while helping with a chase there last week. He died over the weekend.

Baker was laid to rest at 10:30 a.m. in a private service in Hammond. The service was livestreamed on the Louisiana State Police Facebook page. The video can be watched below.

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