An Illinois state trooper has been killed whereas on obligation responding to a visitors crash on I-294 in Northbrook, state police and sources stated.
The crash happened on northbound I-294 near Willow Street because the trooper was responding to a crash and was struck by a car, a press release from Illinois State Police stated.
In accordance with a supply conversant in the incident, the trooper, assigned to the Tollway District, has died.
On March 28, 2013, Trooper James Sauter, 28, of Vernon Hills, was killed while on-obligation on Interstate 294 close to Northbrook. His police automotive had been parked on the shoulder of the southbound lanes when the driving force of semitractor-trailer slammed into it, authorities previously stated. The influence pushed Sauter’s car at the very least 500 ft alongside the median earlier than it erupted into flames.
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