Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup released the name of a Shelbyville man who died from traumatic injuries sustained after being involved in a single-vehicle crash in Coles County.

John M. Donald, 88, died at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana Friday at 10:11 a.m.

Donald was reported to have been the driver of a vehicle that failed to stop at the intersection of Route 16 and Lake Road in rural Coles County at approximately 2:32 a.m. Friday. He reportedly struck an embankment causing his vehicle to become airborne. His vehicle came to rest in a bean field north of the intersection.

This death is being investigated by the Champaign Coroner’s Office and the Coles County Sheriff’s Office.

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