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Coroner Identifies Rt. 66 Fatality.

Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:51:55 CST
By: Charlie Schlenker

The McLean County Coroner's office has identified the driver of an SUV killed in an accident involving a Unit Five School Bus in Normal. 37-year old Derek McPherson of Normal died from blunt force trauma when his vehicle crossed the center line and collided with the school bus on old Route 66. There were no children on the bus. The force of the crash turned the bus on its side. State Police and the Coroner continue to investigate the crash. McPherson was the owner of an independent architectural business and the father of two children.

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