Driver in deadly I-55 crash identified

One person has been killed in a two car crash on I-55 northbound near Divernon. (WICS)

The driver who died after a crash on I-55 near Divernon on Monday has been identified.

The Sangamon County Coroner 44-year-old Mark Heaton of Springfield was pronounced dead at the scene Monday around 1 p.m.

The coroner went on to say Mr. Heaton was the driver and lone passenger of a vehicle that left the roadway while traveling south on I-55 near mile marker 82 and crashed.

The ISP are conducting the accident investigation.

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