STERLING, IL – On August 29, 2022 at approximately 7:22 p.m., the Illinois State Police (ISP) responded to a traffic crash on I-88 westbound near milepost 41.

The preliminary investigation revealed a commercial motor vehicle (truck, tractor and trailer) driven by Jeff R. Barker, 63 years-old, of South Whitley, Ind., was traveling westbound on I-88 near milepost 41 when the truck left the roadway, struck a tree and jack-knifed.

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