Coroner identifies victim in deadly I-55 vehicle and pedestrian crash

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The crash is still under investigation by the McLean County Coroner’s office and Illinois State Police. (WJBC file photo)


BLOOMINGTON – McLean County Coroner Dr. Kathy Yoder released the identity of the person who died in a vehicle vs. pedestrian crash on I-55 near milepost 158 in McLean County Friday.

Yoder said 58-year-old David E. Williams of Bloomington died from multiple blunt traumatic injuries after being struck by an automobile on I-55.

Toxicology testing is pending.

As previously reported, officers responded to the scene at approximately 4:50 p.m. Friday, when they found the victim dead. Traffic was temporarily diverted from southbound I-55 onto Route 9, but reopened at approximately 8:10 p.m.

The crash is still under investigation.


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