Blake Mathison Killed in Accident at Plank Rd in DeKalb County, IL

August 28, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Blake Mathison, Hector Vela
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Plank Rd, Sycamore, DeKalb County, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
DeKalb County Police
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Delivery Van
Plank Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-Truck and a Delivery Van were involved in a collision

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that killed a driver at Plank Rd in DeKalb County, IL on August 28th, 2023. Police say the incident happened when a semi-truck allegedly veered into a westbound lane, possibly to avoid a collision with stopped vehicles, before colliding with a delivery van operated by 59-year-old Blake Mathison. Mathison suffered fatal injuries int he collision. Vela's condition was not stated.

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