STEPHENSON COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) -- A judge lowers the bond for the accused driver in a crash that took the life of Illinois State Police Trooper Brooke Jones-Story.
Courtesy: Illinois State Police
The bond for Craig W. Dittmar, 55, was lowered from $250,000 to $100,000 (10 percent). The Stephenson County Sheriff's Office tells 23 News that Dittmar posted bail on Friday.
Dittmar was arrested Thursday on charges of reckless homicide and one count of operating a commercial vehicle while fatigued - causing death.
The fatal crash happened March 28, 2019 on U.S. 20 near Freeport. Jones-Story was inspecting another semi-trailer before she was struck and killed.
According to court records, the next court appearance is set for May 3, 2019.