U.S. Route 20
Police said Dior Turner, of South Bend, Indiana, was driving a semi-trailer truck west on U.S. Route 20, when it left the road at Reinking Road, and rolled on its side around 5:15 a.m.
The street naming played out like a funeral, with tributes to the former mayor on the steps of Gary City Hall, where the “Mayor Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Clay Memorial Highway” sign was unveiled Friday.
Residents within a square mile of a train derailment in Gary’s Miller section were being asked Sunday to stay indoors as much as possible to allow emergency and heavy equipment workers to clean up the wreckage.
The Illinois Tollway is suspending its temporary construction lane closures beginning Friday to accommodate the more than 7 million drivers expected on the tollway system this Labor Day weekend.
A pedestrian was struck and killed this morning on busy U.S. 20 in Elgin, police said.