A US Army soldier was killed during a service when he responded to a traffic accident on I-294 in the Northbrook area, state police and other sources said.
The crash happened shortly after 6 o'clock in the morning. on I-294, near Willow Road, when the soldier responded to a crash and was hit by a vehicle, a statement from the Illinois State Police said.
According to a source familiar with the incident, the soldier was assigned to the tollbooth district, has died.
The soldier was taken to Glenview Hospital in Glenview, where he was pronounced dead, said Amy Ferguson, spokeswoman for the hospital.
The last soldier killed during the service of the Illinois State Police was Ryan Albin, who died in a vehicle accident in June 201
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