Police officer with Yuma ties dies in line of duty

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Police officer with Yuma ties dies in line of duty

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YUMA, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) – We sadly report a police officer with ties to Yuma was killed in a car crash in the line of duty.

Laguna California police officer Jon Coutchie was responding to a call to assist another officer when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck.

Jon showed a passion for traffic issues and was well-liked by all in Laguna.

A memorial has been placed where he was killed on Sunday.

On Saturday, Officer Coutchie will be brought to Yuma where he will be laid to rest at Desert Lawn Cemetery, across the street from the Yuma Police Department.

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