Blake Hinds

Marine killed
6:11 pm
Fri December 24, 2010

Traffic crash kills Marine traveling through the area

(United States Marine Corps)

A 24-year old U.S. MarineĀ  has died, following a three-car accident on the Illinois approach to the Poplar Street Bridge.

Blake G. Hinds was a native of Burlington, IA and stationed at Camp Lejune, in North Carolina. He may have been traveling home when he rear-ended a tractor trailer, then lost control of the 2006 Nissan Altima and collided with another vehicle.

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