ROLLOVER ACCIDENT ON I-70
A Bond County Sheriff’s Department Deputy, Pocahontas-Old Ripley Firefighters and EMS, and Illinois State Police responded Thursday, at 4:18 p.m., to a report of an accident on I-70 in the westbound lanes at the 38 mile-marker. According to Fire Chief Kendall Brink and personnel from the Pocahontas-Old Ripley Firehouse, Tina Jackson, age 40, of Harperwood, Michigan was driving a 2005 GMC Ukon pulling a utility trailer. Jackson allegedly lost control of the vehicle while passing a semi-truck. The SUV and trailer rolled over, coming to rest in the median. Jackson and three passengers, two of which are minors, were not injured. Interstate 70 traffic was backed up for quite a while as emergency personnel were on the scene for about an hour.
James F. Martin, age 74, of Sorento, passed away Friday, July 2 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Funeral services for 74 year-old James Martin will be Tuesday, at 1:00 p.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
VERNON AND NORMA CHUTE
Vernon Chute, age 79, of Greenville and Norma Chute, age 77, also of Greenville, passed away Monday, June 28 in an automobile accident in Colorado. Funeral arrangements are pending at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.
Daniel Chute, age 15, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, July 1 in Colorado. Funeral arrangements for 15 year-old Daniel Chute are pending at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.
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