The Lake County Sheriff’s Office in Illinois has reported that a 57-year-old woman from Beach Park was killed by a 2009 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by 32-year-old Kenosha resident Ryan Lane.
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 [….]
On Saturday, November 1st, in Forreston, Illinois, a bow hunter was fatally injured after being struck by a combine harvester along a rural road in northwestern Illinois. The man, 65-year-old David Olzeski, was struck in the head at 6:30 p.m. by the farming equipment. Olzeski, a suburban Chicago real estate agent, was wearing camouflage when [….]
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 [….]
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. [….]
On the early Sunday morning of June 24th, a man was hit by a pick-up truck in Evanston and sent to the hospital with several injuries. The Chicago resident was on the 300 block of Chicago Avenue in Evanston at about 12:20 a.m. A northbound pick-up truck struck the man and drover away. Witnesses describe [….]