Local News

Daniel Corbin, 45, of Taylorville, died in an accident Thursday (1/15/15) night at approximately 7:40 p.m on Route 48, a quarter mile west of Nokomis Blacktop. According to the investigation by Illinois State Police, Corbin was driving a black 2000 Chevy pick-up truck traveling southbound on Route 48. For unknown reasons, the vehicle traveled off the left side of the roadway, struck a tree, and burst into flames. It was unknown if Corbin was wearing a seat belt. Taylorville Police Department did assist at site of the crash. Corbin was pronounced dead at the scene by the Christian County Coroner’s Office. An autopsy will be held in Bloomington Friday Afternoon. 

 
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