Officer Jon Coutchie was patrolling the area of Cleo Street when his police motorcycle was struck by another vehicle. Officer Coutchie succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Coutchie enlisted in the military after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and served as an Army Ranger.
Born in Tuscon, Ariz. and raised in Orange County, Calif., Coutchie served two tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, officials said.
After leaving the military, he started working at the Police Department part-time as a jailer before becoming a full-time motorcycle officer four years ago.
Agency: Laguna Beach Police Department
Cause: Motorcycle Crash
EOW: Saturday, September 21, 2013