SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - Texarkana College has released the name of the motorcyclist killed in a crash in Shreveport on Saturday.
Damon Lynn died from his injuries following a motorcycle accident at the Interstate 49 east on-ramp from Interstate 220.
No other vehicles were involved. Lynn was participating in a motorcycle ride with fellow officers when the wreck happened.
According to a preliminary investigation by police, speed may be a factor in the crash as well as the fact that Lynn was not wearing a DOT approved helmet.
Lynn had been a police officer with Texarkana College since August 2016. Before working at Texarkana College, he worked for with Bowie County Sheriff’s Office, New Boston Texas Police Department, Grand Prairie Police Department, and also in Oklahoma.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Officer Lynn’s family and friends during this tragic time of loss,” reads a news release from Texarkana College.
"We will host a memorial service at Texarkana College to honor and remember Officer Lynn and his more than 30 years of combined law enforcement service,” said TC Chief of Police Stephen Gass.
“At this time, we have not formalized any details regarding the date or time for the memorial service, however, we are working with family members who anticipate the service taking place in the next two or three weeks.”
The crash remains under investigation.