Savoy man killed in Interstate 74 crash near Fithian

Savoy man killed in Interstate 74 crash near Fithian

MUNCIE — The Vermilion County coroner says a Savoy man died in a crash on Interstate 74 Tuesday morning.

Illinois State Police report a man was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Vermilion County. Coroner Peggy Johnson identified the man as Richard D. Bristow, 40.

Mr. Bristow was pronounced dead at 9:55 a.m. Tuesday, according to Johnson.

Police said the accident happened at 9:25 a.m. on Interstate 74 eastbound at mile marker 202  between Fithian and Muncie. Police said the driver drifted off the road and into the median, striking a guardrail. He was wearing a seat belt and remained in the vehicle.