Jefferey S. Bedenfield Killed in IDOT Truck on Stevenson Expressway in Archer Heights, IL

February 4, 2019
Victim's Name(s)
Jefferey S. Bedenfield
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Stevenson Expressway
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

IDOT truck was rear-ended after the vehicle veered off the roadway into a shoulder

Victims Transported To
Mount Sinai Hospital

What Happened

Illinois State Police released the name of the driver killed in a semi-truck accident on the Stevenson Expressway in Archer Heights, IL on February 4th, 2019. 33-year-old Jefferey S. Bedenfield was seriously injured when his vehicle lost control and rear-ended a IDOT utility vehicle. He became pinned in the vehicle and had to be extracted. Once freed, he was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital where he later died from his injuries. No one else was injured in the accident.

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