Edwards Signs Bill Renaming Overpass In Honor Of Mandeville Officer

An overpass at the intersection of Highways 22 and 190 is being renamed in honor of a Mandeville Police Captain killed in the line of duty.

On Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed a bill authorizing the roadway to be christened as the Captain Vincent N. Liberto Junior Memorial Overpass.

Liberto was shot and killed near the overpass in 2019 while pursuing a suspect during a car chase.

Officials recently removed a temporary memorial to Liberto, saying a more permanent marker was set to be created.

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