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McClean Co, IL – UPDATE: Shawn Moore Killed in Crash with Semi on IL-24

by | Nov 8, 2020 | Car Accidents, Injuries

McClean Co, IL (November 8, 2020) – Local authorities have released the identity of the man killed in a deadly semi-truck accident in McClean County on Thursday night, November 5. 

Local reports revealed that the crash occurred near Chenoa at the intersection of IL-24 and North 3050 East Road. A fatal collision involving a semi-truck and another vehicle was reported at around 5:06 p.m. that evening. According to local sources, Shawn M. Moore was driving a sport-utility vehicle on the highway at the time of the crash. 

For unknown reasons, Moore collided with a commercial truck. He sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead. No further information on the deadly accident is available at this time. 

An ongoing investigation into the collision is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of Shawn M. Moore at this time.

Deadly Trucking Accidents in Illinois

McClean Co, IL - UPDATE: Shawn Moore Killed in Crash with Semi on IL-24

Large commercial trucks are capable of inflicting life-threatening injuries in the event of a crash. Nearly 5,000 people are killed annually in trucking accidents across the country. The vast majority of deadly trucking crashes involve the passengers of smaller passenger cars. There were 106 fatal trucking accidents reported in Illinois in 2018. That year, a total of 2,075 semi-truck accidents resulted in serious injuries across the state. 

A wrongful death lawsuit can be brought by a family member when a loved one has died due to the negligent behavior of another person. There are many potential situations that may warrant a wrongful death suit in Illinois, including a car accident, medical malpractice, or even nursing home negligence. Illinois state law allows a victim’s family or estate to recover compensation in the event of a wrongful death in order to recover from damages resulting from the loss of a loved one.

If you believe that your loved one’s death may have been caused by another person’s negligence, you need to consult with an experienced Illinois wrongful death attorney. Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd. will make sure that your interests and legal rights are protected through every step of the legal process, and our years of experience means we can help you construct a strong case. Contact our offices today at 877-930-2551 if you’ve lost a loved one in a deadly Illinois trucking accident

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