(PEORIA, IL) Monday, August 28, 2023, at approximately 3:35 a.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 1900 block of W. Howett regarding a hit-and-run accident.
When officers arrived, they located an adult male lying in the roadway with serious injuries and not breathing. The victim was riding a bicycle when he was struck and was pronounced deceased on the scene.
cause and manner of death will be determined by the Peoria County Coroner.
During the course of the investigation officers located the vehicle that struck the victim unoccupied in the 2100 block of Antoinette. The vehicle had serious damage to the front end.
Officers with the assistance of a K9 conducted a search of the area for the suspect with negative results.
This incident is under investigation.
If you have any information regarding this incident or any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **