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Off-duty police officer motorcycle accident on route 3A in Quincy, Massachusetts

A 30 foot skid mark, a crashed motorcycle, and orange marks around where the motorcycle drivers body landed 25 feet forward of the motorcycle silenced traffic – due the approximately 100 yards of Crime Scene Investigation taped off area on Saturday (9/9/2006). One of their own was hurt. Officer James Cochrane, 38, eight-year veteran of the Quincy police department's motorcycle patrol, died later while being treated at Boston Medical Center. A witness reported that the car that collided with the motorcycle turned in front of James' motorcycle heading left into the Shaw's parking lot when it collided head on with the motorcycle. May James be in peace and at rest with the Lord forever.

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