Stretch of I-55 renamed for fallen State Trooper Kyle Deatherage

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – A memorial was unveiled on Thursday in memory of fallen Illinois state trooper Kyle Deatherage. He was struck and killed during a traffic stop along I-55 near Litchfield in 2012.

That stretch of highway is now named for him. The I-55 rest stop at northbound milepost 64 was re-named in his honor.

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