Shawn Cole of Penfield dies in fatal Champaign County car crash – Obituary

Champaign County car crash death of Shawn Cole of Penfield – Obituary

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS (WCIA) – The man died in an accident on Illinois Route 130 Friday afternoon has been identified by Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup.

Shawn Cole, 50, of Penfield, according to Northrup, is the man. Cole was a passenger in a pickup truck that collided with a semi-truck while attempting to pass another vehicle at 4 p.m. Two hours later, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Northrup’s office and the Illinois State Police are still investigating the collision and Cole’s death.