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Chicago Firefighter Dies In Motorcycle Crash Downstate

Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Sean Sloe (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Chicago Firefighter/Paramedic Sean Sloe (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

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SPRINGFIELD (CBS) – A Chicago firefighter and paramedic was killed in a motorcycle crash near Springfield on Thursday.

Firefighter/Paramedic Sean Sloe was riding his motorcycle on Interstate 55 near Springfield when he was involved in a crash with two semi-trailer trucks, according to the Chicago Fire Department.

Sloe, who was in his mid-30s, joined the Fire Department in 2005.

He was assigned to Truck Co. 55, on the Northwest Side.

Funeral arrangements were pending Thursday afternoon.