Pecatonica man killed in school bus crash identified

Published: Sep. 20, 2022 at 3:31 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 20, 2022 at 7:12 PM CDT
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WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Ill. (WIFR) - A Pecatonica man killed Monday in a crash involving a Winnebago School District bus, is identified.

Jericho Porter, 20, was the front seat passenger in a car that investigators say rear-ended a stopped school bus. He was wearing his seat belt at the time.

Porter was pronounced dead at the scene. The 17-year-old driver of the vehicle was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries; the bus driver was not hurt.

There were no students on board the bus at the time of the crash.