By | November 24, 2021
Daniel S. DeFrance Car Accident

Daniel S. DeFrance Death – Daniel S. DeFrance, 58, died as a result of the wreck that happened about 8:30 p.m. on Monday night November 22, 2021, at Eden and Smithville roads, according to the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office.

Glasford man was dead at 9:48 p.m. at the scene. He was the driver. A helicopter transported his only passenger, a woman, to OSF HealthCare Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, according to the Peoria County Coroner’s Office.

Another victim, a woman is in her late 40s or early 50s was reported seriously injured but in stable condition, said Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood. Both victims were found inside the vehicle, but DeFrance was not breathing, according to Harwood. DeFrance sustained severe head and chest trauma and probably died instantly.

The police were not sure if DeFrance was wearing a seat belt during the time of the accident. The sheriff’s office confirmed that the investigation is still ongoing.