Services for Illinois State Police Trooper Kyle Deatherage are planned for this weekend at Triad High School. He was killed Monday morning while conducting a traffic stop on I-55 near the Raymond exit, north of Litchfield, when he was struck by a passing semi-tractor trailer. Accidents details have not yet been released by police.
Trooper Deatherage's wake is set from 4:30-8:00pm Friday at Triad High School, with visitation continuing Saturday morning from 9am until funeral services at 10 a.m. at the high school where he graduated in 1998. Deatherage was a motorcycle trooper with District 18 in Litchfield, and served with the Madison County Sheriff's Department before joining the Illinois State Police in 2009. He is survived by his wife, 2 children, his parents, siblings and other extended family. Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland is handling arrangements.