Jury selection has begun in the reckless homicide trial of the driver of a semi-trailer truck that struck and killed a firefighter in McLean County has year. Jury selection in the trial of Mansur Shakirov, of Spokane, Wash., started this morning. The 29-year-old Shakirov is charged in the March 5, 2013, death of Chris Brown. Brown was working as a volunteer firefighter with the Hudson Fire Department when a truck driven by Shakirov crashed into three emergency vehicles that had responded to a crash on Interstate 39. Five other emergency responders were injured.
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