Trooper Kyle William Deatherage

Trooper Kyle William Deatherage

Illinois State Police, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, November 26, 2012

Kyle William Deatherage

Trooper Kyle Deatherage was struck and killed by a tractor trailer while making a traffic stop on I-55, at mile marker 62, near Litchfield.

He had parked his motorcycle on the shoulder and was speaking with the driver of the vehicle when the collision occurred.

Trooper Deatherage had served with the Illinois State Police for three years. He is survived by his wife, 4-year-old daughter, 10-month-old son, father, mother, sister, and two brothers.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 6128

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

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I was watching your video your famly posted of you riding your ISP bike and I thought to myself man I wanna be just like you I started planing to join the academy a few months ago. And i am going into bike patrol
May you rest in peace
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