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Illinois State Police
5:48 am
Tue November 27, 2012

Trooper Killed During Traffic Stop

Trooper Kyle Deatherage
Credit Illinois State Police

Illinois State Police say a trooper has died after being struck on an Illinois freeway. While conducting a traffic stop Monday just after 9 a.m., Trooper Kyle Deatherage was killed when he was struck by a truck-tractor semi on I-55 at milepost 62.

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