DEWITT COUNTY, IL. (THECOUNT) — Noah J. Jennell from Breckenridge, Michigan, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday night fatal vehicle crash in DeWitt County.

Jennell, 21, died Sunday night following a vehicle crash involving farming equipment in Jasper Township.


According to reports, Jennell was operating a Saturn Ion on West Redstone Road in Wheeler, when the vehicle came into rear-end contact with a hay merger being hauled by a tractor around 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

Jennell was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision of blunt force trauma injuries.

The operator of the tractor was uninjured.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: DeWitt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,561. Its county seat is Clinton. The county was formed on March 1, 1839 from Macon and McLean counties. The county was named in honor of the seventh Governor of New York State, DeWitt Clinton – Wikipedia.