Heyworth man dies in car crash near Clinton on Saturday
Gary W. Bonds, a man from Heyworth, was killed in a collision with a pickup truck on U.S. 51 just outside of Clinton this past Saturday morning. Mr. Bonds was driving on southbound US 51 when he veered to the right into a field. He then swerved across two southbound lanes into a northbound lane where he hit an oncoming truck. The accident happened at around 8 a.m. and, according to DeWitt County Coroner Randall Rice, Bonds died at 8:12 a.m.
The driver of the truck, 57-year-old Judith Pryczynski, was airlifted to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Ms. Pryczynski was given a ticket for not wearing a seat belt, and was reportedly in fair condition as of Saturday night.
The thoughts of everyone at Spiros Law, P.C., go out to the victim’s family and friends during this difficult time.