Fallen trooper honored


SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — An Inscription Unveiling Ceremony takes place Wednesday for Illinois State Trooper Gerald “Jerry” Ellis. Trooper Ellis, 36, was killed when a wrong-way driver hit him head-on on I-94, in March. Ellis was on-duty and headed home in his squad car when the accident happened. Wednesday’s event is at 11 am.

Inscription Unveiling for Trooper Gerald “Jerry” Ellis
Illinois State Police Memorial Park
615 East Lawrence Avenue
Wednesday, 11 am

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