WHAT:                      Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash


WHERE:                   Interstate 57 Northbound at Milepost 283.5 Iroquois County (Gilman)


WHEN:                      Wednesday, August 26, 2020, 12:22 p.m.


VEHICLE:                Unit 1:  2008 Ford Focus                               


DRIVER:                   Unit 1:  Frank W. Horn 70-year-old male of Burbank (Deceased)


PASSENGER:           Unit 1:  Joyce Dahl 79-year-old female of Oak Lawn (Transported to a local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries)                        


PRELIMINARY:      Preliminary investigation indicates the following occurred: Unit 1 was traveling northbound on I-57 near mile post 283 (Gilman) in the right lane. Unit 1 left the roadway to the right, struck a fence and a tree before coming to rest. The driver of Unit 1 was pronounced deceased on scene by the Iroquois County Coroner.  The front seat passenger of Unit 1 was transported to local area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


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