Danville man dies after wreck during police chase

May 2, 2011 Full story: News-Gazette Technology Stories 22

DANVILLE -- Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said a Danville man died in a vehicle collision in Vermilion County on late Saturday afternoon.

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truth hurts sometimes

Danville, IL

#1 May 5, 2011
Ouch, poor fella. Maybe if the courts would have actually done their job the first two times he was caught driving without a license this wouldn't have happened. Third times a charm!!!
Connections

Compton, IL

#2 Jun 24, 2011
According to his obituary, Freddie Jo'Nathan Bates, the man who died in this accident that he caused, was a cousin of Ta’Breyon “TuTu” McCullough, one of the three killed in the notorious 2007 shootout on East Main.(The trial of the two accused murderers in that case has just recently been postponed to October 2011).

http://commercial-news.com/obituaries/x833657...
http://www.news-gazette.com/news/courts-polic...

MEANWHILE, the serviceman, John Kessler, whom drunken Bates hit and critically injured in April, is STILL in the hospital.

A fundraiser is being held for Sgt. 1st Class Kessler tomorrow, Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Classy Critters, 3628 N. Vermilion St, Danville. I hope there's a good turnout. To donate money or items for the bake sale or to buy $10 tickets, please refer to this article:
http://commercial-news.com/local/x927315644/P...

So, the fight for both justice and healing in all these horrible situations moves very very slowly.

Since: Nov 09

Danville, IL

#3 Jun 30, 2011
Sorry, but I have no remorse for someone who dies while either breaking the law and/or acting idiotic..

But you know, I bet he was such a "good person.."
wowwww

Danville, IL

#4 Jul 14, 2011
i hope you all go to hell because none of you know what you are talking about!!!!!!!! GET A FUCNG LIFE!!!!!
Youre a dumbass

Buffalo, NY

#5 Jul 15, 2011
wowwww wrote:
i hope you all go to hell because none of you know what you are talking about!!!!!!!! GET A FUCNG LIFE!!!!!
On the contrary, we know EXACTLY what we're talking about...and it's not our fault that your cousin (or whatever he is to you), acted like a jackass and had to pay the consequences. In case you haven't noticed an INNOCENT PERSON WAS HURT.

But see, we all know you did notice..you just don't care. Probably because you're a piece of trash who doesn't care about anyone. I'm sure if he ran down 15 kids, you'd still be on here trying to say it wasn't his fault.

Is it wrong for me to assume you're trash? No more than it is for you to pretend like this behavior is acceptable.
Stanley

United States

#6 Jul 17, 2011
Hey be careful calling them trash,,,, that's not fair to trash!!
Stringer Balls

United States

#7 Jul 19, 2011
Stanley wrote:
Hey be careful calling them trash,,,, that's not fair to trash!!
You're absolutely right.

Trash, for the most part, serves some purpose before it becomes trash and is discarded.

"They" have no purpose, other then spreading STDs, robbing local businesses, and sucking entitlement programs dry, like they're sucking weiners for crack cocaine.

These "purposes" are instilled in them as children, passed on from grandma and grandpa (mom's to busy whoring and we all know daddy's not around! HA!)

Oh to be a proud black person!

but,,,proud of what exactly?
BESTFRIEND

Champaign, IL

#8 Jul 20, 2011
hey i know nate an that was my close friend honestly mind yo freaking buiseness its not fun for anyone to die all people make mistakes be careful of what u say cause what if your family member does the same thang an yes it was a tragic on both parties hey the system fail alot of things an im a black who was raised by 2 wonderful black grandparents an my mom an dad was always in my life an shes not a whore.an it takes a jackass to know a jackass so u must be a bigger jackass to write these things an hate2loveme im smh at u praying you an yours live by the book an even those that live by the book dont always die of natural causes.an to the sgt i hope you get well god loves us no matter what so read your bible an pray over the people who sounds drunk an dumb theyselves.loving nate r.i.p to my homie
Kati

Greenville, TX

#9 Jul 21, 2011
BESTFRIEND wrote:
hey i know nate an that was my close friend honestly mind yo freaking buiseness its not fun for anyone to die all people make mistakes be careful of what u say cause what if your family member does the same thang an yes it was a tragic on both parties hey the system fail alot of things an im a black who was raised by 2 wonderful black grandparents an my mom an dad was always in my life an shes not a whore.an it takes a jackass to know a jackass so u must be a bigger jackass to write these things an hate2loveme im smh at u praying you an yours live by the book an even those that live by the book dont always die of natural causes.an to the sgt i hope you get well god loves us no matter what so read your bible an pray over the people who sounds drunk an dumb theyselves.loving nate r.i.p to my homie
why was your "homie" running from the police again?
Got Sense

Champaign, IL

#10 Jul 21, 2011
U Dumb Bytches need 2 kill urselves! Prayn for the victim & RIP NATE!
Catching the Ignorant up

Danville, IL

#11 Jul 21, 2011
Being black has nothing to do with it, ignorance infects all races. The fact is this youngin had no respect for the law or safety of other people on the road, and pretty much anyone in public in general. If he had he wouldn't have ran from the police in a high speed chase let alone drink and drive without a drivers license. It is his own wreckless behavoir that has destroyed an entire family of strangers to him. His family should pay the medical bills for the gentleman who was just minding his business driving along the road that day. This idiot deserved it a lot worse than how he passed for what he has done to everyone else.
?????

Bronx, NY

#12 Jul 23, 2011
it is unfortunate that he was so careless and caused the injuries to mr and mrs kessler. thankfully they lived thru such a horrible accident. it could have been much worse...that evening he could have killed several people instead of just himself. that happened to be prom night and many teens were on that stretch of road at that time trying to enjoy their big evening. i think the fact that he wasnt even supposed to be driving let alone being drunk on top of it makes it so frustrating.
John staple

Macomb, IL

#14 Nov 30, 2011
man nate was a good guy we had problems on one occasion but he was cool I continually pray for his family and hope that they realize he is in a better place. god bless
OKman

United States

#15 Dec 13, 2011
John staple wrote:
man nate was a good guy we had problems on one occasion but he was cool I continually pray for his family and hope that they realize he is in a better place. god bless
John Staples is a fat piece of garbage that could never say "continually" much less spell it.
Nikki

United States

#17 Jul 14, 2012
I think that that was some ignorant shit to say people r entitled to their own opinion butt u took it a bit too far r.i.p nate u r sadly missed
Taynishea

Catlin, IL

#18 Jul 14, 2012
Nate wuz da fadder of my third, ninth, an leventh/twelfth chile.da peace of shyt cheated on me and knocked up my sllutt sista Rae Rae an den he done gone an lef her or her cousin who I'd anudder hobagge. He allways dealing drugs an hangin wid hokers an drinkin da world a bedder place doe my fo chillin sho don't miss him cuz he never around unless he wanted a peace of dis. Steal, I'm gonna miss Nate, he was jus turnin his life around and gettin on da right track. It ain't rote da poleece killed him in cold blood prolly cuz of his hoodie.
Equal Opportunity

Champaign, IL

#19 Jul 14, 2012
"Friends shouldn't let hoodies drive drunk!"
meeee

Chicago, IL

#20 Jul 19, 2012
Well imma tell everyone like this that was my brother my blood brother at that u kno everyone makes mistakes and to be truthful the story was told by the lady herself yeah the ones husband that was in the hospital from what ik why would the police have her try n change her story not once but several times who cares who runs or whatever may have happened cause no one knows but the people that was there so all the negativity miss me wit it please and I done seen a whole lot in my life I can bring up a whole lot about this whole situation but I'm not let's give glory to god that he lived thbru it cause gues what my brother didn't and regardless what any of u I mean any of u have to say that's still my brother and I don't fault noone gods has ur history from the time u make it in this world til the time u leave this world and he makes no I say no mistake so let nate r.I.heavin and everyone go on wit there life have a good one and god bless
Cool Man

Catlin, IL

#21 Jul 20, 2012
Me and Nate wuz home dogs yes we was. I remember da time in seventh grade when we banged da same girl at da same time on da back of da bus on da way home an we touched but it was cool we done that enough it was good. He wanted to go to college and gets a good job and pay for his chillin. Bove all he loved an taked care of his momma. It aint right da pollice killing him da way dey did. It aint safe to be a black man cuz da maching out to kill ya. Rest in Peace NaNa.
joe smoe

Terre Haute, IN

#22 Jan 21, 2013
he sucked anyway

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