Update at 2:30 p.m.
SAVOY, Ill. (WCIA) — The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office has released further information about the crash that resulted in a Tolono man’s death over the weekend.
Deputies said investigators found that Jacob Garcier was riding a bike on Dunlap Avenue the morning of Nov. 7 when he was hit from behind by a car traveling in the same direction. The crash happened just north of Monticello Road.
The driver of the car was a 21-year-old man from Champaign, deputies added. There were no signs that the car driver was impaired, and he was not hurt in the crash.
Deputies are still investigating the crash and death.
SAVOY, Ill. (WCIA) — A car crash that happened in Savoy one week ago has turned deadly after the victim passed away over the weekend.
Coroner Duane Northrup said Jacob Garcier of Tolono was hurt in the Nov. 7 crash and was taken to Carle Hospital in Urbana. Garcier was admitted into the Critical Care Unit, where he passed away at 2 p.m. on Saturday. He was 40 years old.
Northrup added that Garcier died from “multiple traumatic injuries” and that no autopsy will be performed.
The crash and death are under investigation by Northrup’s office and the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office.