UPDATED 4:15 P.M. TUESDAY, FEB. 18:

A Newark man died following a single-vehicle crash on Friday near Milington.

La Salle County deputies responded to the crash at 101 Belle Rive and East 30th roads near Millington in Mission Township.

William "Bill" W. Davis, 49, of Newark died in the accident.

A Kendall County official confirmed after a Tuesday, Feb. 18 County Board meeting Davis also was a member of the county's regional planning commission and was well-known by several board members.

The incident is under investigation by the La Salle County Coroner's Office and the La Salle County Sheriff's Office.

The Coroner's Office will release further information as it becomes available.

• Record Newspapers reporter Katie Finlon contributed to this story.

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