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Hampton Police Chief Terry Engle dies in car crash Saturday night

Chicago police say there were nine homicides in what has been the deadliest weekend of the year in a city where fatal shootings had been in decline. So far this year there have been 50 homicides compared to 33 during the same period in 2019. (MGN Image)
Chicago police say there were nine homicides in what has been the deadliest weekend of the year in a city where fatal shootings had been in decline. So far this year there have been 50 homicides compared to 33 during the same period in 2019. (MGN Image)(KWQC)
Published: Apr. 12, 2020 at 9:18 AM CDT
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Hampton Police Chief Terry Engle died from injuries suffered in a

, Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson confirmed Sunday morning.

Gustafson told TV6 the preliminary cause of death was multiple traumatic injuries.

The Illinois State Police says the crash happened around 6:45 p.m. on Illinois Route 84 northbound at 180th Street North.

Engle, 57, was responding to a 911 call when his vehicle, for unknown reasons, veered off the roadway and struck a tree, according to state police and Gustafson.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

 

 

 
 
 
 

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