Friends remember officer killed

By Anna Carrera

Published 08/15 2014 10:55AM

Updated 08/18 2014 02:35PM

Update: 5:06 pm, 8/15/14, Friday
DANVILLE -- Vermilion County's Sheriff's deputies are remembering one of their own after he was killed in a crash this week. 33-year old Christopher Williams was driving his motorcycle when a car hit him on Avenue G and Highway 150, in Danville.

Williams worked the second shift as a correctional officer at the Vermilion County Jail. The Danville-native had been working there since 2007. His co-workers say he was dedicated and he will be missed. Williams was also a member of the National Guard Reserve.
Original: 10:06 pm, 8/14/14, Thursday
VERMILION COUNTY -- A Danville correctional officer is dead from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident. 33-year old Christopher Williams, of Danville, was pronounced dead early Thursday morning. He was an officer at the Vermilion County Jail. His motorcycle collided with a car on Avenue G and Highway 150, in West Danville. A 17-year old female was driving the car and ticketed for failure to yield.

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