Driver Killed In Late-Night Crash On Interstate 55 | WGLT

Driver Killed In Late-Night Crash On Interstate 55

Nov 7, 2017

A 45-year-old Springfield man was killed in a single-vehicle crash late Monday on Interstate 55 in southwest Bloomington.

The crash happened near mile marker 156 on northbound I-55, said McLean County Coroner Kathleen Davis. The coroner's office was notified of the crash around 11:10 p.m., she said.

Killed in the crash was John M. Brillhart, Davis said.

"Preliminary autopsy report indicates that Mr. Brillhart died from multiple blunt injuries due to a sports utility vehicle crash, reportedly sustained as the driver if the vehicle that left the roadway at a high rate of speed," Davis said. "Toxicology results are pending."

The crash remains under investigation by Illinois State Police and the coroner's office.

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