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A PORTION OF I-74 NEAR FARMER CITY IS BEING DEDICATED TO A FALLEN ILLINOIS STATE POLICE TROOPER. 
 
37-YEAR-OLD RYAN ALBIN WAS KILLED ON DUTY LAST YEAR ON I-74 WHEN HIS SQUAD CAR COLLIDED WITH A BOX TRUCK AS THEY ENTERED A CONSTRUCTION ZONE. GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER ATTENDED THE DEDICATION CEREMONY.
 

 

 
TROOPER ALBIN SERVED IN DISTRICT SIX AS A CANINE OFFICER AND WAS KNOWN FOR HIS DEDICATION TO HIS UNIT. THE RYAN ALBIN MEMORIAL HIGHWAY STRETCHES FROM MILE MARKER 155 TO 160 NEAR FARMER CITY.

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