Thomas Piekarczyk Killed in Accident at I-55 in Grundy County, IL

September 8, 2022
Victim's Name(s)
Thomas Piekarczyk
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-55, Fairmont City, Grundy County, IL, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Illinois State Police
Vehicles Involved
Box Truck, Passenger Car
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Box truck collided with the rear of another vehicle

What Happened

State Police are investigating a crash that killed a driver at I-55 in Grundy County, IL on September 8th, 2022. Police say the incident happened when a box truck headed southbound collided with a rear of a vehicle operated by 68-year-old Thomas Piekarczyk under unclear circumstances. The impact sent Piekarczyk's vehicle veering into a westbound ditch, leaving him with fatal injuries. Additional information was not immediately available.

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