(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, October 1, 2023, at approximately 6:33 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the intersection of Western and Garden on a call of a pedestrian hit by a truck.
When officers arrived on scene, they located an adult male down near a damaged bicycle. Emergency crews arrived and immediately began life-saving procedures.
victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and pronounced deceased shortly after.
The manner and cause of death will be released by the Peoria County Coroner.
During the course of the investigation, officers learned that the victim disregarded a stop sign and was struck by a truck traveling North on Western.
The truck driver was uninjured and on scene when officers arrived.
This incident remains under investigation.
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