IROQUOIS COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Marlon Hughes, of Danville, Illinois, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday night fatal single-vehicle crash in Iroquois County.
Hughes, 39, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Woodland on Tuesday night.
According to reports, Hughes was operating a vehicle on CR-1400th North in Woodland, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway Tuesday night. The vehicle then made contact with a substantial tree.
Hughes was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Iroquois County is a county located in the northeast part of the U.S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 29,718. It is the only county in the United States to be named Iroquois, after the American Indian people. The county seat is Watseka – Wikipedia.