Elmhurst officer killed in crash

January 2, 2011 4:07:36 PM PST
An off-duty Elmhurst police officer was killed in a car crash Saturday morning on an icy stretch of Route 6 in southwest suburban Homer Glen.

The Will County coroner says 27-year-old Kyle Dieling was driving eastbound when he lost control, left the road and struck a guard rail.

Deputy Chief Dan Buenz says Dieling was a well-respected and well-liked officer. State police are investigating the incident.