Ryan Love, 40, and Timothy Feary, 33, dead after five-car accident on Interstate 74 in Galesburg, Illinois

Modified Date: 
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 10:40am
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015

I-74 closed due to fatal accident near Galesburg

Illinois State Police confirm two are dead in an accident on I-74 near Galesburg. Police have shut down the westbound lanes and are rerouting traffic at the Highway 34 interchange.

Peoria man one of two killed Wednesday in five-vehicle crash on I-74 near Galesburg

Westbound traffic was blocked shortly after the wreck occurred. Galesburg police cleared the scene around 5:30 p.m.
Three passenger cars and two semi trucks were involved in an accident on Interstate 74. Clifford A. Rasmussen, 55, was driving a semi-truck and approaching a construction zone when he ran into the back of a passenger car driven by Ryan Love, 40, causing a chain reaction. Love died at the scene, and another driver involved in the pileup, identified as Timothy Feary, 33, died after being transported to a hospital. Rasmussen and one other man, Daniel M. Langan, 57, sustained non-life threatening injuries and were hospitalized. John O. Rattray, 37, was the only uninjured driver.
Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Ryan Love
Timothy Feary
Clifford A. Rasmussen
Daniel M. Langan
John O. Rattray
Interstate 74

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