State Trooper Killed in Monday Morning Accident.
Illinois State Police have confirmed the death of a State Trooper in an early Monday morning accident on I-55. Trooper Kyle Deatherage of District 18 was conducting a traffic stop just after 9am near mile marker 62, near Lithcfield. Deatherage, assigned as a motorcycle officer, was struck and killed by a semi while conducting the stop. Deatherage had been a member of the State Police since May 2009. The 32 year old trooper is survived by his wife and two young children.
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(posted 11/26/12 @ 3:05pm by Christian Spain)