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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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