Coast Guard petty officer killed over the weekend

Posted on: 9:12 pm, December 3, 2012, by

A Coast Guard petty officer was killed when drug smugglers rammed into his chase boat off the coast of southern California over the weekend.

Thirty-four-year-old Terrell Horne and a second Coast Guard member were thrown from their boat when the drug smugglers crashed into them.

Horne died and the other man was hurt, but should be okay.

Another Coast Guard vessel stopped the drug smugglers and arrested them.