Death: Man Killed In A Two-Vehicle Accident In 5600 block – According to the Peoria County Coroner, an Edwards man died in a two-vehicle incident on Friday night. Deputies from the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle incident in the 5600 block of Southport Rd at 8:44 p.m. Friday.
According to hoiabc.com, in the inquiry, a sedan was going westbound when it collided with a pickup truck head-on. Darrell Harper, 58, was confirmed as the sedan’s driver by Coroner Jamie Harwood on Sunday.
Harwood goes on to say Harper died instantly after suffering multiple blunt impact trauma injuries. The pickup truck’s two passengers were sent to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Limestone and Brimfield Fire Departments supported the Sheriff’s Office.