Michael McKenna of Mattoon dies in fatal Coles County car crash Thursday, May 12, 2022

Coles County car crash death of Michael McKenna of Mattoon – Obituary

Michael McKenna of Mattoon has been identified as the person killed in a fatal Coles County motorcycle-car crash on Thursday, May 12, 2022. The fatal wreck happened on US 45 and 250N.

The motorcycle’s driver, 69-year-old Michael McKenna of Mattoon, was taken to the hospital but died.

Wesley A. Doty, 51, of Mattoon, the driver of the tow truck, declined medical care.

Doty was stopped on US Route 45, looking south, waiting to turn left onto Coles County 250N, according to police. McKenna was alleged to be going north on US Route 45 at the time. According to them, Doty veered left into the path of the motorbike. Doty was then struck on the passenger side by the motorbike.