ISP Trooper Ryan Albin, 37, killed, his K-9 partner injured in crash on I-74 near Farmer City, Illinois
The crash happened at mile post 155 at about 3:30 p.m. According to the preliminary investigation, an ISP squad car and 2014 Freightliner commercial motor vehicle were involved in a crash while in slowed/stopped traffic near a construction zone.
Police say Albin’s canine partner Biko was in the rear of his police vehicle. The dog was taken to a veterinarian’s office with what were described as minor injuries.
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