Lorin A. Schluter, 59, of Armstrong was killed on Saturday, July 7th after a 2-vehicle crash. The crash took place at the intersection of 2500 N and 2500 E near Flatville in eastern Champaign County.
Authorities reported that Schluter was traveling west in a Pontiac Grand Prix when he ran a stop sign at the intersection. A Dodge Ram pickup truck traveling north, which did not have a stop sign, collided with Schluter’s vehicle on the driver’s side. Both vehicles crashed into a cornfield.
The driver and passenger in the pickup truck received non-life threatening injuries. Schluter was pronounced dead at the scene and identified later.
The accident is still under investigation. For more information, keep checking our blog or read more at the News-Gazette.