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CONNERSVILLE POLICE OFFICER KILLED

(Connersville, IN)--A long-time Connersville police officer was killed Thursday.  47-year-old Jeff Counceller died Thursday after the ATV he was riding struck a tree on Big Bear Road near County Road 200 East.  His body was found at around 6:40 Thursday morning.  He had last been seen leaving his brother’s house at shortly after midnight.  The exact cause of the crash is still under investigation.  Counceller had served as a patrolman for the last 17 years.