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Transportation Disasters and Accidents

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  • Park Avenue sees uptick in crashes

    Laguna Beach police say a recent string of automobile crashes on Park Avenue shows what can happen when intoxicated motorists drive on steep roads.
  • Laguna Beach police officer killed in motorcycle crash

    Laguna Beach police officer killed in motorcycle crash
    A 41-year-old Laguna Beach police officer died in the line of duty late Saturday when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck, authorities said.  Jon Coutchie was responding to a call of a speeding motorist who had evaded another officer, Laguna...

    City mourns Laguna motorcycle officer

     City mourns Laguna motorcycle officer
    Authorities continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding a collision that killed a 41-year-old Laguna Beach police officer Saturday — the first on-duty death in 60 years. Jon Coutchie was riding a motorcycle north on South Coast...

    City rejects claims of neglect in canyon deaths

    City rejects claims of neglect in canyon deaths
    The Laguna Beach City Council on Tuesday rejected claims filed by attorneys on behalf of two men killed in a head-on collision several months ago on Laguna Canyon Road. Lawyers for the families of Armando Garcia-Gonzales and Alberto Casique-Salinas...

    Women sentenced in fatal DUI crash

    Women sentenced in fatal DUI crash
    A 29-year-old Laguna Beach woman was sentenced Thursday to nine years in state prison for causing a chain-reaction collision that killed a motorcyclist and injured another driver, according to an Orange County district attorney news release. Leslie...