Randy DeGroot dies in fatal Sangamon County car crash – Friday, May 13, 2022.

Sangamon County car crash death of Randy DeGroot – Obituary

Randy DeGroot has been identified as the person killed in a fatal Sangamon County police chase crash that occurred on Friday, May 13, 2022.

On May 13, 2022, the 65-year-old Springfield resident died near Pleasant Plains during a vehicle pursuit with a Menard County Sheriff’s Deputy.

A Menard County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop at 7:40 p.m., but the motorist failed to stop and sped away.

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According to police, the car had multiple traffic offenses.

According to ISP, DeGroot was pursued briefly before collapsing between the intersection of Yankeetown Road and Tomlin Road in Sangamon County.

According to officials, the DeGroot died on the scene and no officers were injured.