Potomac Man Dead from Single Vehicle Crash

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CHAMPAIGN COUNTY – The Champaign County Coroner reports a 22-year-old man from Potomac is dead from injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash on August 15.

Coroner Duane E. Northrup identified the victim as Gabriel L. Pearman. Pearman was injured in a crash that took place near 2700E and 2800N in Compromise Township in Champaign County. He was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital / Intensive Care Unit and was pronounced dead on August 19 due to traumatic brain injury.

Gift of Hope worked with the family to provide an opportunity for Pearman to be a tissue donor in the event of his death.

His death is currently under investigation by the Champaign County Coroner’s Office and the Champaign County Sheriff’s Department.

An inquest may be held at a later date. We will provide more details as they become available.

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