Bio & Incident Details
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Cause: Motorcycle accident
Trooper George Wheeler was killed in a motorcycle accident in Kankakee, Illinois.
Trooper Wheeler just picked up his new motorcycle with sidecar and left the headquarters. He lost control of and was thrown from the motorcycle, striking a tree. He suffered a fractured skull and succumbed to the injuries a short time later.
Trooper Wheeler was a 6 week veteran of the Illinois State Police; He was assigned to District 12. Trooper Wheeler is survived by his father and two sisters.