UPDATE: Victim identified after deadly car crash in Ellsworth

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UPDATE: The man killed in a McLean county crash has been identified at 40-year-old Daniel E. Engler of Bloomington.

The McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder said Engler died of positional asphyxia and blunt injuries to his neck from the crash.

A report from the coroner said Engler lost control of his vehicle on a gravel roadway, left the road, and overturned.

The incident is still under investigation.


Ellsworth, Ill. (WMBD) — One man is dead after a car crash near North and East St. in Ellsworth, Illinois Monday.

According to the McLean County Coroner Dr. Kathy Yoder, a forty-year-old man, who was the driver of the vehicle, was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m. The passenger of the vehicle was sent to a local hospital.

The McLean County Sheriff’s Department, Ellsworth Fire Department, and Leroy Ambulance all responded to the crash.

The name of the driver is being withheld while next of kin are being notified.

The incident is being investigated by the McLean County Coroner’s Office and the McLean County Sheriff’s Department.

This story will be updated when more information is available.

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