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Richard L. McLaughlin

OPP ~ Spanish Detachment

June 29th, 1985

Age: 31 / 7 years service.


Richard L. McLaughlin was married with 2 children.



Constable McLaughlin was operating an unmarked police cruiser west on Highway 17. Constable McLaughlin pulled onto the west bound shoulder then abruptly made a U-turn. His cruiser collided with a tractor trailer also traveling westbound. His injuries were fatal.