Sergeant Edward M. Couture

Sergeant Edward M. Couture

Middleton Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Thursday, July 10, 1997

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Edward M. Couture

Sergeant Edward Couture was struck by a vehicle and killed while working a traffic detail.

He was pinned between the vehicle and a piece of heavy machinery after being struck by the 76-year-old driver. After an investigation the driver of the car was cleared of wrong doing.

Sergeant Couture was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and had served with the Milddleton Police Department for 23 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Thank you for your service, both military and police, and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 10, 2020

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