Man killed in I-80 crash identified


The man killed when his pickup truck collided with a semi truck on westbound Interstate 80 on Friday has been identified.

Rock Island County Coroner Brian Gustafson confirmed Terry Wickey, 76, of Kewanee was killed in the crash east of the “Big X” intersection with Interstate 74 and Interstate 280.

The truck he was driving crashed into a semi that had slowed down because of a separate accident on the interstate before 2 p.m. Friday.

Wickey and a passenger were extricated. The passenger was transported to Genesis Medical Center in Silvis. Wickey was flown to UnityPoint Trinity in Rock Island, where he was pronounced dead.


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