Illinois State Police trooper killed in crash

Illinois State Police trooper Albin 1

Trooper Ryan Albin was killed yesterday in a vehicle crash on I-74, near milepost 155, in the area of Farmer City at approximately 3:10 pm.  His patrol car collided with a box truck as the vehicles reduced speed for slow moving traffic in a construction zone.  He was flown to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.  Trooper Albin's canine was transported to a veterinary hospital with minor injuries.  Trooper Albin had served with the Illinois State Police for 11-1/2 years and was assigned as a canine handler in District 6.