Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup is releasing the name
of an Armstrong, Illinois man who has died after being involved in
a motor vehicle crash near the town of Penfield, Illinois in rural
Champaign County on July 7, 2018.
Lorin A. Schluter, 59, was pronounced dead at the scene of the
two-vehicle crash at 2:06 PM on July 7, 2018. Mr. Schluter was
the driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix traveling westbound on 2500 N.
near Penfield, Illinois. Mr. Schluter’s vehicle was struck on the
driver’s side by a Dodge Ram truck when he entered the
intersection of 2500 N. and 2500 E.
An autopsy will be performed on Monday July 9, 2018 and an
inquest may be held at a later date. This death is being investigated
by the Champaign County Coroner’s Office and the Champaign
County Sheriff’s Office.