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Orland Park Firefighter Wes Peak…may he rest in peace

An  Orland Park firefighter on his way to work was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning, officials said.

Wes Peak, 36, of Manteno, was killed when his vehicle crashed on I-57 and 190th Street in southwest suburban Matteson, officials said. After losing control he struck a metal pole and was ejected, officials said.

The accident happened at 6:30 a.m. and he was pronounced dead by Olympia Fields St. James Hospital at 6:40 a.m., according to a spokesman for the Cook County medical examiner’s office…Please click here to read this sad story in the Tribune, or related stories in ABC7 News, CBS Chicago, Southtown Star, and the Patch.

Condolences can be offered here.

Visitation will take place from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave., Orland Park. His funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at Parkview Christian Church, 11100 Orland Parkway, Orland Park, with burial to follow in Peotone Cemetery.

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