Gibson City teen dies in McLean County crash

The semi driver was cited for failure to obey a stop sign. (Photo courtesy: HOI/ABC)

By Heart of Illinois ABC

MCLEAN COUNTY – A 17-year-old Gibson City teenager has died after a crash Wednesday night east of the Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington.

Illinois State Police report a semi, driven by a 28-year-old man from Killeen, Texas, was heading eastbound on McLean County 2600 east road, when he failed to stop at a stop sign, and hit the teen’s vehicle, which was heading west on Route 9.

That teen was pronounced dead at the scene.

The semi driver was cited for failure to obey a stop sign.

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