The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the driver killed in a one-vehicle accident near North Lewisburg Wednesday night just before eight o’clock.
Deputies report that Derrick Brewer, 31, of 221 Flynn Street, Woodstock, was driving a 2010 Honda Accord southbound in the 3200 block of State Route 559 when he lost control, then went off the side of the road and struck a tree.
The Accord burst into flames.
Brewer was pronounced dead at the scene.
Firefighters from North Lewisburg and Mechanicsburg assisted at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation.