Ill. police officer fatally struck by vehicle ID'd
Lt. James Kouski was struck and killed while investigating a DUI crash
Duty Death: James Kouski - [Hometown, Illinois]
End of Service: 04/03/2021
By Police1 Staff
HOMETOWN, Ill. — An Illinois police department is mourning after one of its officers was killed in the line of duty Saturday.
Lt. James Kouski, 58, was fatally struck by a vehicle while investigating a DUI crash, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
The driver who hit Kouski was taken into custody, said Hometown Police Chief Louis Dominguez. The incident remains under investigation.
Kouski was a 34-year veteran of the department, according to the Sun-Times.