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State Trooper Killed on Traffic Stop Memorialized
State Trooper Killed on Traffic Stop Memorialized

A former Illinois State Trooper is being honored with a memorial along I-55.  Kyle Deatherage was killed in the line of duty last year while conducting a traffic stop near Litchfield. 

His family joined up with other state troopers and elected officials this morning to unveil a highway sign in his honor.  Earlier this year, the House passed a Joint Resolution which designated the Coalfield rest stops at milepost 64 as the Trooper Kyle Deatherage Memorial Rest Stop.