Fallen Hero Obituary

Law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty in Massachusetts

Sergeant Edward M. Couture Age: 49 years old Tour: 23 years Middleton Police End of Watch: Thursday, July 10, 1997
Obituary
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.

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