Police Blotter

48 year old Richard K. Hooper of Taylorville was eastbound on Township Road 1600 North and stopped at the stop sign at IL Rt 29. 28 year old Edward A. Shoemaker of Taylorville was northbound on IL Rt. 29. Hooper advised that he looked both ways and thought the roadway was clear for him to proceed through the intersection. Hooper did advise that the sunlight was making it difficult to see. Hooper pulled into the path of Shoemaker, and Shoemaker struck the passenger side of Hooper’s vehicle causing damage. No injuries were reported.


On November 1st 58 year old Paul E. Hayes of Springfield was traveling northeast on IL Rt. 48. At approximately 1750 north, a deer came into the roadway and struck u1 in the front of the vehicle. Hayes’ vehicle had damage to the front, and Hayes was unharmed.


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