Champaign – The Champaign County Sheriff
and Coroner are investigating after a Rantoul
man apparently drowned in a drainage ditch.
The man crashed his truck on County Road 1200
East and 2400 North, near Thomasboro Wednesday night. The coroner says Robert McDonald,
54, was pronounced dead at the scene early Thursday morning.
Investigators say it appears he tried to
get out of the truck and slipped. Sheriff's Investigators say they believe
alcohol may have been involved.
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