WHAT: Fatal Traffic Crash
WHERE: Interstate 74 Westbound @ Milepost 162.5 (Piatt County)
WHEN: Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 6:17 a.m.
VEHICLE: 2003 Ford Windstar
DRIVER: Male, 62, Urbana, IL (Deceased)
PRELIMINARY: Preliminary investigation indicates the Ford was traveling west on I-74 near milepost 162.5 when, for an unknown reason, it drifted off the roadway to the right. The Ford continued for several hundred yards going through a boundary fence and striking some small trees before coming to a rest in the adjacent field to the north of I-74. The driver was transported to a local hospital where he was declared deceased.