The Spring Grove Police Department identifies 87-year-old man killed In Spring Grove

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Glenn R. Reed Death – Cause of Death –  A man was killed by a garbage truck while walking in a Spring Grove neighborhood last week. The cause of his death is due to blunt force trauma, according to authorities.

Officials have identified 87-year-old Glenn R. Reed, of Spring Grove as the man dead in the fatal accident.

An investigation showed that Reed was walking near the pavement edge on Huron Drive when he was struck by the truck. A LifeNet medical helicopter was requested to the scene but it was declined due to Reed’s condition.

An ambulance was used to rushed Reed down to the Northwestern Medicine Hospital in McHenry, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Spring Grove Police Chief Michael Niedzwiecki said no citations have been issued at this time pending the completion of the investigation.