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Wrongful death lawsuit filed in relation to Cook County pedestrian accident

The family of 61-year-old Indian national Rajendrakumar Shah filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Thursday, March 19 in the Cook County Circuit Court against 23-year-old Michael Epley, The Chicago Sun Times reported. Epley hit Rajendrakumar as he was crossing the street and then left the scene. Epley was charged with various violations, including aggravated driving… Read More


Pedestrian killed after being hit by public works truck

Momence resident and local figure William Gilbert was killed on Wednesday, November 20 after he was hit by a public works truck around 3 p.m. According to Bob Gessner, Kankakee County Coroner, the 84-year-old was struck by a truck that was picking up leaves on the streets at the intersection of Ash and Sixth streets. He is… Read More


Accident on Interstate 55 Kills State Trooper

A state trooper was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer truck on Monday morning during a normal traffic stop alongside Interstate 55 near Litchfield. On the morning of November 26th, motorcycle unit Illinois State trooper Kyle Deatherage had stopped a motorist in the northbound lanes of I-55 near mile marker 62. Just before 9:00 a.m.… Read More