One man is dead and another injured as the result of a multiple-vehicle crash that occurred on Plank Road (Illinois Route 116) west of Cameron Lane in outer Peoria County.
This information is coming by way of the news service of PJStar.com, known as the Journal Star. They report that Brandon Delatorre, 20, of West Fort Street in Peoria, was proceeding eastbound on Plank Road at approximately 7:45 AM on Friday. At this time he is said to have lost control of his truck and was subsequently hit by a westbound truck.
While Delatorre was killed, according to the coroner of Peoria County, Jamie Harwood, the still unidentified driver of the other truck suffered injuries not considered as life-threating. No passengers were onboard either vehicle.
The accident remains under investigation.
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