55-year-old Craig Dittmar, of Stockton, has been arrested and charged for his alleged involvement in a fatal crash which killed Illinois State Trooper Brooke Jones-Story on March 28th.
Dittmar has been charged with two counts of Reckless Homicide, and one count of Operating a Motor Vehicle While Fatigued Causing Death.
Jones-Story, 34, was a 12-year-veteran of the Illinois State Police. She was killed when a semi-trailer struck her and her squad car as she was inspecting another semi on US 20 near Freeport.
According to the Illinois State Police, Jones-Story was inspecting a semi on US 20 westbound, just west of Illinois Route 75 when, at 12:20 p.m, she was struck while outside of her squad car.
No other injuries were reported.
Dittmar was taken to the Stephenson County Jail and is being held in lieu of a $250,000 bond.