Fatal Traffic Crash Under Investigation in Knox County


The Following Preliminary Information is being released by the Knox County Sheriffโ€™s Office.

๐–๐‡๐€๐“: Single Vehicle Fatal Traffic Crash

๐–๐‡๐„๐‘๐„: U.S. Highway 34 and Knox Highway 9, Knox County

๐–๐‡๐„๐: Thursday, June 6, 2024 at 5:37 p.m.


Unit 1: Black 2017 Buick


Unit 1: 82-year-old female, Wataga, IL- Deceased


Unit 1: 18-year-old female, Wataga, IL- Transported to hospital by ambulance.

Unit 1: 19-year-old male, Galesburg, IL- Transported to hospital by ambulance.

๐๐‘๐„๐‹๐ˆ๐Œ๐ˆ๐๐€๐‘๐˜: Preliminary information indicates Unit 1 was traveling East on U.S. Highway 34. Unit 1 driver left the roadway on the south side of the Highway at Knox Highway 9. Name of the deceased is not being released at this time, pending next of kin notifications.

***Courtesy of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page***

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