|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||46 to 50|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||1/6/1928|
|Cause of Death||Vehicle collision|
|Nature of Death||Trauma|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||Responding to/returning from incident|
On January 6, 1928, Chicago Fire Department Lieutenant John R. Jackson of Engine 19 died in the line of duty while responding to a false alarm on Indiana Avenue. Jackson was killed in a vehicle collision at the intersection of 35th Street and Indiana Avenue when Engine 19 skidded in the snow and collided with Truck 11.
“Fire Truck and Engine Crash; Lieutenant Dies,” Chicago Daily Tribune, January 6, 1928.