Mission Viejo in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Sergeant Matt Davis Park
Erected 2007 by Orange County Deputy Sheriffs.
Location. 33° 34.833′ N, 117° 38.45′ W. Marker is in Mission Viejo, California, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Oso Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mission Viejo CA 92692, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Whale Fossil (approx. 2.3 miles away); Fossil (approx. 2.3 miles away); Aliso Creek Adobes (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mormon Battalion Marker (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fossil Reef (approx. 3.8 miles away); Heritage Hill Historic Park The Serrano Adobe (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Heritage Hill Historic Park (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mission Viejo.
Regarding Sergeant Matt Davis Park. Sergeant Matthew Davis succumbed to injuries received the previous day when his police motorcycle struck a vehicle that pulled out in front of him at the intersection of Marguerite Parkway and La Sierra Drive in Mission Viejo.
The other driver had stopped at the stop sign and then pulled out in front of Sergeant Davis, who did not have a stop sign. Sergeant Davis was thrown 20 feet and suffered severe injuries. He was transported to a local hospital where he underwent surgery before succumbing to the injuries.
Sergeant Davis had been employed with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for 18 years, and is survived by his wife and three children.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2014, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 383 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on March 6, 2014, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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