Driver of the truck in critical condition.
On the one year anniversary of a state trooper’s death, Illinois State Police announced a 24/7 initiative to crackdown on crime on state roads.
Illinois State Police say a car heading north on Interstate 55 was struck from behind by a cargo van around 5:20 a.m. Friday.
Illinois State Trooper Kyle Deatherage died Nov. 26 when a tractor-trailer struck him on Interstate 55 near Litchfield.
Swansea attorney Thomas Keefe filed the lawsuit on behalf of Trooper Kyle Deatherage’s wife, Sarah Deatherage.
Details of the agreement have not been announced but union officials told KMOX there was give and take on both sides.
The disagreement was over salary. The union teachers had threatened to strike if an agreement wasn’t reached Monday night.
The union rejected the latest contract offer from the school district prior to going on Christmas break.
The “Imminent Hazard Operations Out-of-Service Order” was ordered against Johnny Felton, Jr.
As Kyle Deatherage is laid to rest on Saturday, loved ones ask for everyone to practice safe driving and to recognize the dangers police officers encounter in keeping the public safe.