Police Officer Jon Coutchie
Laguna Beach Police Department, California — Police Officer Jon Coutchie was killed in a motorcycle accident at the intersection of South Coast Highway and Cleo Street while looking for a speeding vehicle that had evaded other officers.
His motorcycle was involved in a collision with a pickup truck in the intersection.
Officer Coutchie was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Laguna Beach Police Department as a police officer for four years and had previously served with the agency as a part-time jailer for two years.