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Streator Police Officer Killed In I-80 Crash

Posted by wlpo on June 25, 2012

A lieutenant with the Streator Police Department is dead after a crash on Interstate 80 near Ladd.

56-year old Robb Hawthorne was off-duty when he was involved in the crash Sunday afternoon just after 2:30.  He was pronounced dead at the scene.  At least two other people were life flighted to Peoria.  Everyone else involved in the crash are from out of town.

The crash shut down traffic both ways on I-80 for several hours.

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