(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.