Glasford man identified after fatal Monday night crash in Peoria County
PEORIA COUNTY (25 NEWS) - A Glasford man was the victim of Monday night’s fatal one-vehicle crash in Peoria County.
Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood says the driver, Daniel S. DeFrance, 58, was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:48 p.m.
DeFrance suffered severe head and chest trauma during the collision and likely died instantly, Harwood said in a release.
It is unclear if he was wearing a seatbelt.
A female passenger was transported to OSF by LifeFlight in serious but stable condition.
The Peoria County Sheriff’s office, along with the Logan-Trivoli Fire Department, LifeFlight and AMT all responded to the one-vehicle crash at 8:30 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Eden and Smithville Roads in rural Peoria County.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation by the Peoria County Sheriff’s Department.
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