Rathdrum, ID, officer killed in motorcycle crash

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CUSICK, Wash. (AP) -- A police officer from Rathdrum, Idaho, was killed in a motorcycle crash near Cusick (KYOO'-sik) on Highway 20.

The Washington State Patrol says 27-year-old Jonathan Franco was riding his motorcycle Saturday when it rear-ended a car that has slowed for an injured deer in the roadway.

KREM reports (http://bit.ly/o4Szxk ) Franco has been a Rathdrum officer for nearly five years. He is survived by his parents and two sisters.

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Information from: KREM-TV, http://www.krem.com/