A man killed in a fatal car crash near Petersburg Wednesday afternoon has been identified.
Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says 27 year old Travis Suter of Decatur was pronounced dead at St. John’s Emergency Room Wednesday afternoon. Suter died when he was involved in a fatal accident where a car crossed the center median of Illinois Route 97 near Petersburg.
State Police say Charles Farrell, 51, of Petersburg, was heading south on Route 97 when he crossed the center line and hit Suter’s car head on. Farrell was taken to St. John’s as well. He’s been charged with DUI and driving too fast for conditions.