Victim of yesterday’s fatal crash in Waverly revealed

By Ryne Turke on July 29 at 3:12pm

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35 year old Damien Crews of New Berlin was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident last night, according to Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards.

An autopsy was conducted this morning in Springfield with preliminary findings indicating Crews sustained blunt force trauma from the accident, resulting in his death.

The accident occurred in the 12000 block of Waverly Road, just north of Gibson Road, at 9:29 p.m.

According to Waverly Fire Chief Glen Brown, Crews lost control of his vehicle and went airborne over a culvert, causing the car to flip over.