Man killed in single-vehicle accident in Champaign County
A one-car accident in Champaign County took the life of a Rankin man.
The 20-year-old man was driving on U.S. 136 when his truck veered off of the road. His truck went through a lane of oncoming traffic, landed in a ditch and struck a culvert before coming to a stop.
The man had to be extricated out of the vehicle by emergency crews. He was then transported to Carle Foundation Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Car accidents can happen unexpectedly and change the lives of all people involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.