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Morton man charged in firefighter's traffic-related death

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Glen Abney Glen Abney
Joshua Greene Joshua Greene
PEKIN, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A Morton man faces a felony charge in connection with the January death of a Morton firefighter. 

Glen Abney, 52, faces one count of aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in a death, Tazewell County court records show. Abney was allegedly driving a vehicle which struck a parked car in the area of Mossy Trail and Timber Creek in Morton on Jan. 11. Passenger Joshua Greene, a Morton firefighter, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. 

Greene joined the Morton Fire Department in 2000. 

Abney was indicted by a grand jury on March 1. He is due back in court on March 15 for an arraignment. 

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