Former Trooper Wants License Back


Published on November 7 2013 8:44 am
Last Updated on November 7 2013 8:44 am
Written by Millie Lange

Former Trooper Living In Illinois Again, Wants License Back

(Mount Vernon, IL) -- The former Illinois State trooper involved in the crash that ciaimed the lives of two sisters is living in Illinois again, and he wants his driver's license back. This is the fourth time Matt Mitchell has asked to have his license reinstated.

He was driving more than 125 miles per hour and on his cell phone when he hit and killed the sisters on 1-64 in 2007. His attorney tells the "Belleville News-Democrat" that Mitchell, who had been living in Texas, has moved back to Illinois, and wants to be allowed to drive an a probationary basis.