Gifts for Fallen Trooper's Family Being Collected in Eureka

Eureka Police Department is one of the drop-off sites for the holiday toy drive being conducted for the children of fallen Illinois State Trooper Kyle Deatherage after a recent fatal accident. Scholarship fund started, too.

Illinois State Police (ISP) Trooper Kyle Deatherage, 32, was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer truck on Nov. 26 during a traffic stop along Interstate 55 near Litchfield. He became the 64th Illinois trooper to die in the line of duty, according to the state police website.

See previous article: Help Fallen Trooper's Children by Donating Toys

Area first responders started a gift/toy collection for Deatherage's family for Christmas. Gifts can be dropped off until Saturday, Dec. 22, at the following locations:

  • Eureka Police Department, 120 City Hall Drive
  • Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop C headquarters, 891 Technology Drive, Weldon Spring, MO 63304
  • Overland Police Department, 2410 Goodale Avenue
  • Des Peres Department of Public Safety, 1000 N. Ballas Road


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