Cory Geist Killed in Accident at I-55 in McLean County, IL

March 1, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Cory Geist
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-55, Fairmont City, McLean County, Illinois, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
GMC Box Truck, Semi-Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Box truck collided with a semi-truck

What Happened

Illinois State Police are investigating a crash that killed a man at I-55 in McLean County, IL on March 1st, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 1:50 a.m. According to investigators, a box truck collided with the rear of a semi-truck entering the freeway from a shoulder. The collision left the driver of the box truck, identified as 25-year-old Cory Geist, with fatal injuries. The other driver, who was not named, faces charges that include failure to yield to merging traffic, according to police. No additional details were available.

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