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ATV driver Michael Cathorall, 42, killed in crash with Macoupin sheriff’s deputy on Illinois 159 near Bunker Hill, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Tue, 10/24/2017 - 8:07am
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, February 28, 2017

ATV driver killed in crash with Macoupin sheriff’s deputy

State police said the deputy, Tim Burnet, 37, of Carlinville, was headed north on Illinois 159 with his emergency lights on and siren activated shortly after 9 p.m.

Burnet was responding to a domestic disturbance call in Royal Lakes, the coroner said.

ATV vs Car Crash Kills Bunker Hill Man

According to information provided by the Illinois State Police, an ATV driven by Michael Cathorall was struck from behind by a Macoupin County Sheriff's Deputy as both were traveling north on Illinois Route 159 just south of the Illinois Route 138 junction.

People Involved: 
Michael Cathorall
Tim Burnet
Roadway: 
Illinois 159

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