Scott Richey

Crash in Iroquois County claims former St. Thomas More standout

URBANA — A former Champaign resident died Thursday as a result of a two-vehicle collision in Iroquois County.

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said Stephen T. Montez, 24, of Cissna Park, was pronounced dead at Carle Foundation Hospital at 7:02 p.m., a victim of traumatic injuries.

He had been airlifted to the trauma center from a rural intersection south of Onarga.

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