Springfield, IL…State Representative CD Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) and State Senator Sam McCann (R-Plainview) will unveil a new sign renaming Illinois Route 267 at Nortonville Road as “Officer Scot Fitzgerald Memorial Highway” on Friday, March 3 starting at 11am. Officer Fitzgerald’s family will participate in the ceremony.
“Officer Fitzgerald was dedicated to his family and our communities,” said Davidsmeyer. “This sign will be a reminder of his life of service to all who pass by.”
Officer Fitzgerald was killed in an auto accident while responding to an emergency call. He was a police officer with the village of South Jacksonville and a Scott County Deputy Sheriff.
“Officer Fitzgerald sacrificed his life to make our communities safe,” said State Senator Sam McCann. “I hope his courage and dedication will continue to inspire others to serve their fellow man.”
Nortonville Road will be closed at IL Route 267 from 10:30am to 11:30am for the ceremony. Participants and media should access the event via Nortonville Road through Murrayville.
Who: Rep Davidsmeyer & Sen McCann
What: Officer Scot Fitzgerald Memorial Highway
When: Friday, March 3 11am
Where: IL State Route 267 & Nortonville Road