Spring Bay man killed in Woodford County crash

By WEEK Producer

November 11, 2013 Updated Nov 12, 2013 at 1:03 PM CDT

METAMORA, Ill. – A Spring Bay man is dead following a single vehicle crash in Woodford County.

Woodford County Coroner Tim Ruestman has identified the victim as Jacob B. Polston, 18.

The crash happened just after 5:30 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Santa Fe Trail and Hickory Point Road but was not discovered until several hours later. Polston was pronounced dead at 11:30 a.m.

Autopsy results show he died of multiple blunt force trauma.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time but authorities believe Polston was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown approximately 50 feet into a ravine.