29-Year-Old Man Killed in Pawnee Crash Identified

Sean Donahue – Age 29

Pawnee, Illinois – At 7:08 a.m., Sangamon County Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting an overturned truck in the 12700 block of Pawnee Road.

Upon arrival, deputies located a 29-year-old male, the sole occupant of the vehicle, who was partially ejected from the 2007 GMC truck. American Ambulance and Pawnee EMS arrived on the scene and pronounced the male subject deceased.

The Sangamon County Coroner, Jim Allmon, has identified the 29-year-old man killed in the motor vehicle incident on Pawnee Road.

Sean Donahue of Springfield was pronounced deceased at the scene of the incident.

An autopsy has been conducted, and preliminary findings suggest Mr. Donahue died from multiple blunt force injuries sustained in the crash.

Sangamon County Sheriff Jack Campbell stated that the initial investigation by the Sheriff’s Office indicates the truck was traveling northbound, left the roadway on the east side, and hit a culvert, causing the vehicle to flip. The airbag deployed, and at this time, it appears that the seatbelt was not utilized.

The crash remains under investigation by the Sangamon County Coroner and the Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office.

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