Deputy Christina Musil Killed in Accident at IL 23 near Perry Rd in Waterman, IL

March 28, 2024
Victim's Name(s)
Deputy Christina Musil
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

23 Perry Rd, Waterman, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
DeKalb County Sheriff's Office
Vehicles Involved
Patrol Unit, Kenworth Truck
IL 23 near Perry Rd
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Kenworth Truck rear-ended a Ford Explorer patrol unit

What Happened

Authorities have charged a driver in connection with a collision that killed an officer at IL 23 near Perry Rd in Waterman, IL on March 28th, 2204. Officials charged 44-year-old Nathan P. Sweeney with reckless homicide and DUI, reports say, following a collision that killed 35-year-old Christina Musil. Reports say Officer Musil occupied a Ford Explorer patrol unit that was parked in a shoulder when it was rear-ended by a semi-truck allegedly operated by Sweeney. Officer Musil was taken to an area hospital, seriously injured, and later died from her injuries. Additional information was not available.

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