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Crime Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka charged with DUI in crash that killed off-duty Berwyn Officer Charles Schauer

17:56  20 january  2020
17:56  20 january  2020 Source:   msn.com

Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka charged with DUI in crash that killed off-duty Berwyn Officer Charles Schauer

  Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka charged with DUI in crash that killed off-duty Berwyn Officer Charles Schauer Joliet Police Officer Erin Zilka charged with DUI in crash that killed off-duty Berwyn Officer Charles Schauer

Her passenger, off - duty Berwyn police officer Chuck Schauer , was killed in the crash . Berwyn Police Department Chief Michael Cimaglia called Three lanes of traffic were shut down for about three hours as the ISP investigated, and police said Zilka was later charged with Driving Under the

Officer Charles Schauer was a passenger in a Dodge that slammed into the rear of a box truck, police said. Share All sharing options for: Berwyn police officer killed in crash on I-55 near Plainfield. The driver of the vehicle, Erin L. Zilka , was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries and charged

The Berwyn Police Department is in mourning after the death of Officer Charles Schauer in a crash Sunday morning and a Joliet police officer he was with has been charged with DUI.

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Purple bunting now hangs at the Berwyn Police Department Monday morning.

Officer Schauer was a passenger in a 2019 Dodge Durango which slammed into a box truck on I-55 just north of US Route 30 in southwest suburban Plainfield at around 6 a.m. The 33-year-old from Glen Ellyn was off duty when he was killed.

Illinois State Police said 35-year-old Erin Zilka was driving the Durango that Schauer was riding in.

Zilka was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The Will County State's Attorney's Office said that Zilka is a Joliet police officer and she was charged with misdemeanor DUI.

Schauer was a 10-year veteran of the Berwyn Police Department. He is being remembered as an outstanding officer and the mayor of Berwyn is asking for thoughts and prayers as people cope with Schauer's death.

Illinois State Police are investigating the accident.

Oklahoma deputy killed in crash while responding to emergency call .
Law enforcement agencies from across the state are mourning the death of a Bryan County deputy killed in a crash while on the job. The crash was reported early Tuesday morning near Durant. Deputy Jarid Taylor, who was also a former school resource officer, was on his way to an emergency call when his car went off the road and hit a tree. Sign up for our Newsletters Investigators are looking into a cause of the crash. Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials shared a video on Facebook of troopers helping escort Taylor’s body to the Medical Examiner’s office.“Our prayers are with his family and those he worked with every day,” officials said in the Facebook post.

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