BLOOMINGTON — A man suspected in a fatal hit-and-run crash is due in court Tuesday for a bond hearing.
The 27-year-old Bloomington man turned himself into authorities Sunday afternoon and was booked into the McLean County jail at 4:40 p.m. Sunday, according to jail records.
The Pantagraph does not name suspects until they are formally charged.
The man faces initial charges of failure to report an accident, a Class 2 felony; disregarding a traffic control device; and having no driver’s license.
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The Saturday afternoon crash near the intersection of Main Street and Macarthur Avenue in Bloomington Saturday afternoon claimed the life of Corey R. Cottrell, 39, of Normal. He was pronounced dead after being transported to Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal.
Police said that at 3:40 p.m., a van traveling east on MacArthur hit the northbound motorcyclist. The van driver ran away, police said.
Preliminary autopsy results indicate Cottrell died from brain injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 309-820-8888. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers of McLean County at 309-828-1111.