Wisconsin Man Indicted for Causing Illinois Trooper’s Death

SKOKIE, IL (AP) — A Wisconsin man has been indicted for allegedly causing the death of an Illinois state trooper who was helping victims in a multiple-vehicle highway crash. Cook County prosecutors accuse 61-year-old Scott Larsen of Kenosha of causing the January accident on Interstate-294 near Northbrook that claimed the life of 34-year-old Trooper Christopher Lambert. Authorities say Lambert was headed home when he pulled over and got out of his squad car to respond to a three-vehicle crash. A car then struck him. Larsen is charged with reckless homicide of a police officer and with violating Scott’s Law which requires drivers to slow down and yield to stopped emergency vehicles.

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