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Truck driver dies in wreck

A single-vehicle crash at Bloomington Wednesday evening resulted in the death of a 52-year-old North Carolina man.

McLean County Coroner Dr. Kathy Yoder reports Willie J. Broner, Jr., 52, died from multiple blunt force injuries due to the semi-tractor trailer crash. He was the sole occupant of the semi-tractor trailer which left the roadway striking a fixed object on southbound Route 51 at eastbound Interstate 74.

Toxicology testing is pending and the incident remains under investigation by the McLean County Coroner’s Office and Illinois State Police.


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