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UAW member hit, killed by car near John Deere picket line

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

MILAN, Ill. - A vehicle struck and killed a United Auto Workers member Wednesday as he was walking to a picket line to join striking workers outside a John Deere distribution plant in northwest Illinois, the union and police said.
The man, identified as 56-year-old Richard Rich, was struck at about 6 a.m. CDT at an intersection near a road that leads to the John Deere Parts Distribution Center in Milan, Illinois, Police Chief Shawn Johnson said.
Rich was crossing the Rock Island-Milan Parkway at Deere Drive when he was hit by the motorist, police said. He was pronounced dead at the...
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John Deere strike: UAW member hit, killed by car near picket line

John Deere strike: UAW member hit, killed by car near picket line

1 month ago   |   By ABC

"We don't believe it to be intentional, but it's still an ongoing investigation and it did happen out near the middle of the intersection where the pedestrian was crossing the roadway," said the Milan police chief.
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