• August 29, 2023

Blake Mathison Killed in Truck Accident in DeKalb County, IL

UPDATE (August 29, 2023): Additional details released by authorities identified the man killed in the crash as 59-year-old Blake Mathison. Authorities are now saying the truck crossed the center line, leading to the fatal collision. This remains unconfirmed as the circumstances leading up to the crash are still under investigation.

Sycamore, IL — August 28, 2023, one person was killed in a commercial truck/van collision at Lukens Road and Plank Road in DeKalb County, Sycamore, IL.

Authorities indicate that on August 28, a fatal crash occurred when two vehicles collided in DeKalb County for unknown reasons. According to reports, the crash happened at approximately 7:30 in the evening. Police say a Ford van and a commercial truck collided at Lukens Road and Plank Road, killing one person.

Officials confirmed the Ford van driver, whose name has not been released, suffered fatal injuries. No other injuries were reported.

Authorities are investigating the events that led to the accident. No additional information has been released at this time.

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