State Trooper Killed in Wreck
- An Illinois state trooper awarded a lifesaving medal as a cadet was killed in a fiery collision between his patrol car and a semi on Interstate 294 south of Willow Road, authorities said.
James Sauter, 28, was on duty in his squad car when it was struck by a semi shortly after 11 p.m. Thursday, state police said. Both vehicles burst into flames and Sauter was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sauter was stopped on the shoulder of southbound Interstate 294 when the semi struck him from behind...
Sympathy and prayers only in this thread please. Arrangements will be posted when we get them.
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